lemon yellow

noun

Definition of lemon yellow

: a brilliant greenish yellow color

Examples of lemon yellow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These reusable nylon bags come in charming designs, like pink fish with green herbs on a lemon yellow background. Popular Science, "The best reusable bags for toting your groceries," 8 Dec. 2019 The sunset shadow look blends pastel hues of lemon yellow, tangerine, and red together for a transient effect. Hana Hong, Marie Claire, "I Tried Spring 2019's Coolest Graphic Makeup Looks," 25 Nov. 2019 Others were not so: the golden plumes of lady’s bedstraw, or the yellow-and-white buttons of the kidney vetch, or a tiny lemon yellow viola hiding within the tapestry. Washington Post, "Exploring the rich grasslands, meadows and wildflowers of Scotland’s Western Isles," 18 Oct. 2019 Others were not so: the golden plumes of lady's bedstraw, or the yellow-and-white buttons of the kidney vetch, or a tiny lemon yellow viola hiding within the tapestry. Adrian Higgins, chicagotribune.com, "Exploring the wild beauty of Scotland’s Western Isles," 18 Oct. 2019 The Grammy-winner is wearing a lemon yellow Moncler coat that flows well past his feet. Kerry Flynn, CNN, "How GQ has redefined itself in an era of a new masculinity," 14 Oct. 2019 The birch leaves around us are senescing from lime green to lemon yellow. Anchorage Daily News, "‘Planet walk’ puts some things in perspective," 14 Sep. 2019 Zion’s Pride’, a large, lemon yellow flower, Zelonis said. Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp, Indianapolis Star, "The Hoosier Gardener: Dahlia revival hits home in Zionsville," 15 Aug. 2019 My rented studio was lemon yellow with white trim and windows along one wall. Jen Mcguire, Good Housekeeping, "Instead of Mourning the Loss of My Boys, I Set Off to Find Who I Was Without Them," 17 June 2019

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First Known Use of lemon yellow

1807, in the meaning defined above

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“Lemon yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemon%20yellow. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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