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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Pale, unhealthy looking.

Usage examples (34)
  • She had a thin awkward figure, a sallow skin without colour, dark lank hair, and strong features.
  • Abner! "and he called his sallow-faced companion, who was already arguing salvation and temperance with some of the crew.
  • As I turned the handle I wondered idly what kind of sallow Turk or bulging-necked German we should find inside.
  • "You've been lookin 'kind of sallow these last days, so I've got a spoonful of molasses and sulphur laid right by yo' plate." for more
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