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  1. somewhat yellow; yellowish.
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Origin of yellowy

First recorded in 1660–70; yellow + -y1
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  • The sunlight is pinky and yellowy, and all the grass and trees are covered with dew-diamonds.

  • Her dress of some creamy white stuff, perfectly cut, and over it she had slipped a knitted coat of yellowy silk.

  • There were bluey and yellowy and grey and white kinds, and some was violetish with violets on it, and some pink, with roses.

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