lemon yellow


: a brilliant greenish yellow color

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But first: avocado toast with shiitake bacon under a lemon yellow, ‘50s-era biplane hanging from the ceiling. Los Angeles Times, 17 Feb. 2023 In bold and bright hues, the assortment of solid-colored bags ranges from Balenciaga’s and Jacquemus’s Barbie-pink bags to Chloe’s vibrant green mini crossbody, to Prada’s lemon yellow messenger. Madeline Fass, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2021 Hyacinth Red, is scarlet red, with lemon yellow and a minute proportion of brown. Elizabeth Preston, Discover Magazine, 23 July 2014 Under the sheer layer, Lopez wore a lemon yellow sash tied across her hips. Sam Reed, Glamour, 19 Jan. 2023 Gigi opted for a vibrant, happy look made of a lemon yellow puffer jacket, bright green sweater, black vest, and black belted ski pants. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 20 Dec. 2022 The Boyfriend singer just debuted a funky blonde-but-not-blonde bob with lemon yellow highlights and bangs. Seventeen.com Editors, Seventeen, 28 Nov. 2022 Satin Down Jacket is on sale in three colors, including a bright lemon yellow and a soft sky blue. Lauren Fischer, Peoplemag, 21 Nov. 2022 Numerous works can be found in Story Woods (aka the children’s area), including a lemon yellow bridge that crosses a creek, and a high chair towering above the ground where a child sits reading a book. Jeanine Barone, Chicago Tribune, 7 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lemon yellow was in 1807

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Cite this Entry

“Lemon yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemon%20yellow. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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