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1. any of a group of colours that vary in saturation but have the same hue. They lie in the approximate wavelength range 585--575 nanometres. Yellow is the complementary colour of blue and with cyan and magenta forms a set of primary colours
2. yellow cloth or clothing
3. the yolk of an egg
4. a yellow ball in snooker, etc.
5. any of a group of pieridine butterflies the males of which have yellow or yellowish wings, esp the clouded yellows (Colias spp.) and the brimstone
6. having a yellowish skin; Mongoloid
What does it mean when you dream about the color yellow?
Yellow usually represents energy, vigor, and enthusiasm. This color also has a negative connotation, indicating cowardice.
The hue evoked in an average observer by monochromatic radiation having a wavelength in the approximate range from 577 to 597 nanometers; however, the same sensation can be produced in a variety of other ways.
color symbolizing cowardice. [Western Culture: Misc.]
color of fecundity, relating to yellow sun and earth. [Eastern Color Symbolism: Binder, 78]
color symbolizing jealousy. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 1704]
color marking doors of convicted traitors. [Fr. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1171]
Depending on the details of the dream, the color yellow could have positive or negative connotations. If the dream has a pleasant or happy mood, the yellow could represent enthusiasm, energy, vigor, and harmony. However, if the dream had an undesirable tone, the yellow could represent fear and the inability to make a decision or take action.