canary yellow


Definition of canary yellow

: a light to a moderate or vivid yellow

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With the 500th broadcast in 2002, Al Michaels and John Madden donned the same canary yellow made famous by ABC’s original crew of Keith Jackson, Howard Cosell and Don Meredith., "A History of Football in 100 Objects," 28 Aug. 2019 The bicycle in question is a vintage Motobecane Grand Touring, canary yellow with straight handlebars. Deanna Pan,, "‘I MADE A HUGE MISTAKE’: Newton man needs to find his wife’s bike, fast," 27 June 2019 With her honeyed brunette lengths pulled back into a low ponytail, Ambrosio topped off the style with a silk canary yellow scarf tied loosely around the base. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Alessandra Ambrosio’s French Girl Hair Trick Is Worth Stealing for Summer," 14 May 2019 Gigi also linked up with Ashley Graham, who was monochromatically dressed in a canary yellow wrap dress and sandals. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Gigi Hadid Casually Slayed a Cape on the Streets of New York City," 5 Apr. 2019 Camila was serving some serious Belle from Beauty and the Beast looks in a breathtaking canary yellow gown, complete with a feathery skirt and oversized blue sash, which matched her eyeshadow, shoes, and earrings. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "The "Riverdale" Cast Walked the Met Gala 2019 Red Carpet," 7 May 2019 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

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First Known Use of canary yellow

1801, in the meaning defined above

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