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Meaning: cowardly, not brave

For example:

  • If a player takes his eye off the ball because he hears footsteps behind him, you know he's yellow.

  • When Gary said he didn't want to steal things from a shop, his friends called him yellow.

Quick Quiz:

His friends called Sammy yellow because he wouldn't
  1. climb high in a tree
  2. help his mother
  3. play computer games

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