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Slang

yellow

This page is about the slang term yellow

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

a. climb high in a tree

b. help his mother

c. play computer games

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Contributor: Matt Errey