Definition of yellow card in English:

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yellow card

Pronunciation: /ˈyelō kärd/


(In soccer and some other games) a yellow card shown by the referee to a player being cautioned. Compare with red card.
Example sentences
  • The referee bought his yellow card out and Gascoigne was out of the final were England to make it through.
  • What is the difference between a yellow card in hockey and a yellow card in soccer?
  • He could not be trusted, they said, because he had clocked up one red card and 20 yellow cards in the past two seasons.
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