(Mil. Slang) Characterized by unnecessary discipline or pettiness
The definition of yellow is of the color between orange and green on the spectrum which is a buttery, golden shade.
Find another word for white-livered. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for white-livered, like: chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, yellow and yellow-bellied.