canary yellow

noun

Definition of canary yellow

: a light to a moderate or vivid yellow

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Offset posed yesterday in a canary yellow Dior men’s suit, which was a bit of a left turn for the rapper. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Lil Uzi Vert’s Color of Choice Puts Gen Z Yellow to Shame," 29 Jan. 2019 The exact canary yellow midi sheath dress that the human rights lawyer famously wore to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's nuptials is now available for purchase at Matches Fashion. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "Amal Clooney's Custom Yellow Royal Wedding Dress Is Now Available to Buy," 18 Dec. 2018 Kate opted for a head-turning, bright canary yellow dress by Dolce & Gabbana for her second day at the tournament. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton Wore a Canary Yellow Dolce & Gabbana Dress at Wimbledon with Prince William," 15 July 2018 Lizzo donned a tiered canary yellow tulle dress to the BET awards in Los Angeles this past weekend. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "The 15 Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Aquaria Is Always Decadent, Tracee Ellis Ross Shines," 30 June 2018 The bright canary yellow hue and green collar added a nonchalant high-low vibe to Lima’s elevated post-runway garb. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Adriana Lima Turns the Brazil Soccer Jersey Into a Couture Fashion Week Statement," 2 July 2018 Your Commonwealth’ Youth Challenge Reception alongside Prince Harry, the Duchess broke out of her comfort zone with a canary yellow dress by Brandon Maxwell. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Channels Amal Clooney's Royal Wedding Yellow," 5 July 2018 Curtis Leskanic opted for a canary yellow suit with matching shirt. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'Uecker Trip' dress-up theme the latest in great Brewers airplane attire," 18 June 2018 Lily Aldridge Even without a show stopping headpiece, no one was going to miss Lily on the carpet in her canary yellow Ralph Lauren Collection gown and chain-link belt. Colleen Kratofil, PEOPLE.com, "See Which Celebs Missed the Mark on the 2018 Met Gala Theme - and Those Who Went All Out," 8 May 2018

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First Known Use of canary yellow

1801, in the meaning defined above

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