canary yellow


Definition of canary yellow

: a light to a moderate or vivid yellow

Examples of canary yellow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The set is also available in 13 shades including colorful options like canary yellow, dark purple, coral pink, and rich turquoise. Lindsey Greenfeld, Travel + Leisure, 14 Dec. 2021 At Courrèges, even the baseball caps corresponded to the canary yellow ready-to-wear. Rachel Besser, Vogue, 1 Nov. 2021 The discovery marks the largest diamond to be found at the park this year, according to officials, and the biggest since a 4.49-carat canary yellow diamond was discovered by Fayetteville resident Steven McCool last October. Joelle Goldstein,, 1 Oct. 2021 Wood – who endured a bout with cancer last year – and Richards, a canary yellow knit cap pulled over his head, were like mischievous schoolboys who were obviously having a blast. Melissa Ruggieri, USA TODAY, 1 Oct. 2021 In his photo, Matthew is smiling in front of a canary yellow home. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 15 Sep. 2021 From Gaga’s four outfit changes in 2019 to Rihanna’s inordinate 22kg canary yellow train by Guo Pei in 2015 and Zendaya’s… everything, the event has become the highlight of the fashion calendar and this year, the guests have not disappointed. Pema Bakshi,, 13 Sep. 2021 Newton went for haute couture in a canary yellow fringed number from Atelier Versace’s fall/winter 2020 collection. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 23 Aug. 2021 An electric blue shelf, originally designed as a book display for an art fair, backs up against a canary yellow wall. New York Times, 19 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of canary yellow

1801, in the meaning defined above

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5 Jan 2022

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“Canary yellow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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