Adjective "pale yellow" definition and examples


adjective, paler, palest.

1. light-colored or lacking in color: a pale complexion; his pale face; a pale child.

lacking the usual intensity of color due to fear, illness, stress, etc.: She looked pale and unwell when we visited her in the nursing home.

2. of a low degree of chroma, saturation, or purity; approaching white or gray: pale yellow.

3. not bright or brilliant; dim: the pale moon.

4. faint or feeble; lacking vigor: a pale protest. verb (used without object), paled,