straw yellow


Definition of straw yellow

: a pale yellow

Examples of straw yellow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its towns are cheerful and colorful, painted in a warm palette of straw yellow, pastel pink and orange. Caterina Hrysomallis, New York Times, "Greece Has 227 Islands. Here’s How to Choose.," 19 Feb. 2020 Eye-popping colors — cerise pink, bright medium blue, lavender blue, straw yellow and Venetian red — added a summer’s lift to simple silhouettes that let the pleats do the talking. Washington Post, "Sheer spectacle: Paris is the real star of menswear shows," 20 June 2019 Depending on how long the juice ferments with the skins—anywhere from a few hours to many months—skin-contact wines can range in color from golden-straw yellow to vibrant amber to Tony the Tiger orange. Marissa A. Ross, Bon Appetit, "“Orange Wine” Needs to Go Away—Hear Me Out," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of straw yellow

circa 1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Straw yellow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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