Origin of yellow peril
usage note for yellow peril
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How to use yellow peril in a sentence
Abraham, a yellow cab driver and student, feels that blacks are targeted unfairly by the police.
Some of the items Indonesian military aircraft saw were long yellow tubes.
We separate the search for justice from the search for truth at our peril.
With the first set I did, the colors of the couch determined that the rest of it would be blue and yellow and white.#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Behind him stood a flock of fifth-grade boys—and two second-grade girls—all of them wearing the exact same yellow hat.Even Grade School Kids Are Protesting the Garner Killing Now|Caitlin Dickson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pink flowers are the largest while those of a yellow color are the smallest.
The flowers grow in clusters from the extremities of the stalk; they are yellow externally and of a delicate red within.
I must aspire to the agitating transports of self-devotion, in scenes of sacrifice and peril!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
They tobogganed down hills without a brake at the imminent peril of their lives.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
He was cast down to think that he might have spared himself the trouble of donning his beautiful yellow doublet from Paris.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for yellow peril
Cultural definitions for yellow peril
A supposed threat to the United States posed by Japan and China. The phrase arose in the late nineteenth century, at a time when Japanese and Chinese immigration to America was meeting resistance and when Japan was growing as a military power. (See internment of Japanese Americans.)