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unnaturally pale and yellowish
A sallow piece of string...
by Kelly Dowhower October 19, 2003
A person with a yellowish or yellow-based, pale, and possibly unhealthy looking complexion. Skin which lacks radiance, or doesn't "glow".
Jasmine's complexion looked sallow after she spent two-weeks cooped up inside.
by MMee September 18, 2013