from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The property of having a slight or moderate shade of yellow, usually tinged with other colours.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or property of being yellowish.
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Still, by relating those colours he has seen to each other he might be able to develop an understanding of the colourspace inside his head, an understanding that the reddishness of certain browns is a constituent feature as is the yellowishness of other browns, the bluishness of certain greys.
I know your pooch's urine has an incredibly artistic yellowishness to it, and the muscle definition when he lifts his leg is Shwarzenegger-like, but I'm eating my freakin' lunch and don't want to see it.
They had lost now almost entirely the yellowishness, metal look, and seemed to have more the quality of a gray opaque glass, or marble.