(In soccer and some other games) a yellow card shown by the referee to a player being cautioned. Compare with red card.
- 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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Syllabification: yel·low card
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