Definition of Sallowest

1. Adjective. (superlative of sallow) ¹



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Definition of Sallowest

1. sallow [adj] - See also: sallow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sallowest

salle d'armes
sallee
sallees
sallenders
salles
sallet
sallets
salley
sallied
sallier
salliers
sallies
sallowed
sallower
sallowest (current term)
sallowing
sallowish
sallowly
sallowness
sallownesses
sallows
sallowthorn
sallowthorns
sallowy
sally
sally forth
sally lunn
sally out
sally port

Literary usage of Sallowest

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1. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (1920)
"It was quite unaccountable that Mrs. Deane, the thinnest and sallowest of all the Miss Dodsons, should have had this child, who might have been taken for ..."

2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1895)
"Deane, the thinnest and sallowest of all the Miss Dodsons, should have had this child, who might have been taken for Mrs. ..."

3. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1816)
"Our interpreter, a Greek, the sallowest of his race, wore a strange dress, in which the various habits of Russians, of Cossacks, ..."

4. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1816)
"Our interpreter, a Greek, the sallowest of his race, wore a strange dress, in which the various habits of Russians, of Cossacks, ..."

5. Graham's Magazine by George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe (1845)
"... inquisitive, disagreeable creature, of the most diminutive height, the sallowest of all possible complexions, and the feeblest of all possible voices, ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1874)
"... with a chin like a blue scrubbing brush, fat, shabby, and wholly run to seed, with the reddest nose and the sallowest cheeks ever turned out by nature ..."

7. The Princeton Review by James Manning Sherwood, Jonas M. Libbey, John Forsyth, Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater, Henry Boynton Smith (1878)
"The sallowest European is not yellow, like a Chinese. Granting that the tint of a race may be gradually affected to a considerable extent by change of ..."

8. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"I accordingly looked about for the principal among them,—that is, for such as were distinguished by the gloomiest countenance, the sallowest complexion and ..."

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