lemon yellow


Definition of lemon yellow

: a brilliant greenish yellow color

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And in addition to the loud-and-clear barrettes, Ashley Williams’s line was coupled with pale pink updos, lemon yellow bobs, and skyrocketing sterling. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "5 Spectacular Beauty Trends That Swept the London Runways This Week," 19 Sep. 2018 Some are bright lemon yellow while others are creamier looking, and still more a much darker gold hue. Maureen Gilmer, sacbee, "For gorgeous blooms in the summer heat, you can’t beat lantanas," 22 June 2018 The bathrooms include original pink tiling in one and lemon yellow in the other, while hardwood floors are found throughout the house. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Magazine-worthy ’50s home wants $225K," 8 May 2018 In contrast to the dark palette and dense imagery of the lower oval parlor, the upper one is bright lemon yellow with mostly blue figures. Thomas Hine, Philly.com, "'Antipodes' at Lemon Hill shows a way forward: Philly's mansions don't need to be musty antiques," 25 Apr. 2018 All four colors, including Doll to Diva (hot pink), Pale Princess (a lemon yellow that turns pink), La La Love You (magenta), and Candy Drop (grape), will be available and each will saturate your lips with hydration, high shine, and a hint of tint. Devon Abelman, Allure, "M.A.C.’s New Lip Gloss Changes Colors Before Your Eyes — and It's Coming to the U.S. Soon," 23 Feb. 2018 Walking down the hallway to her master bedroom, Vergie grins at the wall colors: Bright, sherbet orange, turquoise, lemon yellow and a peppy pink. Chelsea Brasted, NOLA.com, "'My spirit is intact': 1 year after the New Orleans East tornado, 1 couple goes home," 7 Feb. 2018 There were the one-off statements, such as brows painted a deep fuchsia to pop against flicks of lemon yellow eyeliner, braids intricately woven with different shades of neon yarn, and perm-style ringlets fashioned into a retro quiff. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "31 Scene-Stealing Beauty Looks From Tokyo Fashion Week," 23 Oct. 2017 At Journey’s End, technicians in bright orange and lemon yellow jackets raked through ash and fragments of household items. Thomas Fuller And Richard PÉrez-peÑa, New York Times, "In California, Fires So Fast Hesitation Proved Lethal," 13 Oct. 2017

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1807, in the meaning defined above

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