canary yellow

noun

Definition of canary yellow

: a light to a moderate or vivid yellow

Examples of canary yellow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the other, the canary yellow plumage of a female. National Geographic, "The wildlife photo of the year," 15 Oct. 2020 The cerulean blue presses stand three stories tall and are accented by other equipment in canary yellow. Sarah Bures, New York Times, "Just Another ‘Dance’ at the Printing Plant," 5 Nov. 2020 Trees throughout the state have transformed into blazingly bright colors ranging from scarlet and magenta to canary yellow and tangerine. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "If the fall colors seem particularly intense this year, you're right. And it's not just because the pandemic has made you notice them more.," 16 Oct. 2020 The borderline punk vibe is a departure from Hadid's 2019 Savage x Fenty look, which, although still monochrome, was a sunny, canary yellow set with a matching lace headscarf. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Bella Hadid Pairs Latex with Lingerie at Rihanna's Savage x Fenty Vol. 2 Show," 2 Oct. 2020 Not one to shy away from bold colors, Anderson chose to work with canary yellow, silky pink, red and a bright sky blue for many of the items. Aimee Farrell, New York Times, "The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week," 1 Oct. 2020 Surprising color can show up in a hot pink throw, a chartreuse ottoman, a canary yellow desk chair, a gutsy piece of modern art or a stack of books with all cobalt covers. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "The right color pop can make big impact for small price," 4 Sep. 2020 Surprising color can show up in a hot pink throw, a chartreuse ottoman, a canary yellow desk chair, a gutsy piece of modern art, or a stack of books with all cobalt covers. Marni Jameson | Contributing Writer, NOLA.com, "Why a 'pop' of color is not as easy as it sounds, and how to make that surprising hue work," 31 Aug. 2020 Available in 11 velvety colors — from canary yellow to a muted cocoa — the bed features hand-finished diamond tufting and a wingback headboard, both of which lend to the stately aesthetic that is deserving of its higher price point. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "The most beloved beds on Wayfair under $700," 4 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of canary yellow

1801, in the meaning defined above

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24 Nov 2020

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“Canary yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canary%20yellow. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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