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1. A term usually applied to white males who have a clear sexual preference for women of asian descent, although it can also be used in reference to white females who prefer asian men.

2. An infectuous tropical disease carried by mosquitoes.
"Every time we go to the club, Dave goes straight for the asian women. I swear, that dude's got a serious case of yellow fever."
by Deej July 30, 2004
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Sexual obsession felt by a non-asian (Usually white, usually male) towards asians of the opposite gender. Symptoms of yellow fever include stalking, halfhearted attempts to learn Japanese/Mandarin/Cantonese/Korean and whacking off to Sailor Moon video's.
And I should know.
Wow, have you seen that Yumi Hasagawa? she's so hot!

Calm down man, you've got a dose of yellow fever.
by Miles Pieri February 02, 2004
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When someone is sexually attracted to asians to an obsessive degree.
Lucy Liu is the hottest thing ever! Shut up carl, you've got yellow fever.
by natate Grande June 13, 2003
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1) A disease carried by mosquitoes in tropical regions, especially in South America, Africa, and the Caribbean. Symptoms include sudden fever, yellowing of the skin, and hemorrhaging. A very dangerous disease that is quite often fatal. It was the number one cause of death for Americans during the construction of the Panama Canal. Nowadays a yellow fever vaccine is required if you're traveling to said tropical regions, especially during the summer.

2) When a person of non-Asian ethnicity has strong feelings and/or urges of an Asian person of the opposite gender. Usually these urges are sexual, but not always. Wasn't too widely known until the release of Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle.
1) Good God that vaccine hurt! But I guess it's better than dying....

2) Little Billy went to a club in Chinatown and now has a sudden case of yellow fever.
by Matt August 09, 2005
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An affliction the webmasters at Urban Dictionary seem to have an acute case of. Reload their front page 10 times, and I bet a different asian girl pops up 9 times.
Obsess much, guys? Your yellow fever has infected nearly the entire site
by R. Kemp October 03, 2005
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A mental disease that afflicts the Wapanese, the fanboys, and the otaku. Symptoms of this condition are;
(a) A sexual obsession towards females of Asian descent.
(b) An obsession towards Asian media and entertainment, primarily anime, hentai, manga, and other Japanese media.
(c) A sudden urge to imitate anything from Asia. For instance, learning Japanese and eating sushi just for the sheer sake of trying to be "Asian".
(d) Thinking that one knows more about Japan than the Japanese themselves, despite never setting foot in that country or at lest reading about it.
An Asian-American girl was harassed by some psycho who had a bad case of yellow fever. Fortunately, she had a can of Mace(tm) in her purse and did not hesitate to use it on him.
by otaku killer September 28, 2003
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Slang term, used to mock non-asian people who are attracted to asian people. Usually of eastern descent - Chinese, Japanese, Korean etc.

Signs that someone/you has/have yellow fever include:

1) Obsession over a person of asian descent.
2) A fascination with asian stuff, e.g. Japanese things, Anime, Chinese history, Asian languages, Her parent's takeaway...
3) Acting like a prat around asian people, because you've gone into mental meltdown.

Protip: Make use of the name 'Poon' for awesome puns.
1)Yellow fever sufferer: 'Ohmygod, that *asian person* is so damn cute, I have to ask her out. I feel so lonely without her...she can make me complete <3'

Concerned friend: 'Dude, you don't know her. Why the HELL are you so obsessed with her? Please, you're scaring me.'

2) Yellow fever sufferer: 'Ohmagawd, she/he is so kawaiii!!!!1 I want to glomp him! Do u think she/he'll be impressed by mai awsum japanese/mandarin/cantonese vocab? Huh?'

3) Yellow fever sufferer: 'Oh, hi, how are you today? I just thought I'd come up and study with you the know, I like hong kong. I hear your family is from hong kong. Oooh, can you speak canto? Can I hear you speak canto? You do know, your hair is lovely, it's so black and nice, and your eyes too, they are lovely, so exotic and...beautiful...what? No, don't be silly, I don't fancy you, do you think I'm obsessed with azns or summat? Huh? LOLOLOOLOLOLOLOL!'
by Fantonater May 05, 2007
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