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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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Adjective for something that definitely wasn't lame, but not quite "hot". In other words, slightly below being hot, therefore warm, like a nice pair of mittens.
"How were things at the club last night?"

"Plenty to drink, but the music was no good. I guess shit was mittens."
by 122445 May 14, 2006
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When a non-asian male (typically white), has a clear sexual or dating preference for asian females. May or may not be in the closest about said preference.
"I don't have yellow fever...I just happen to only match with Asian girls on hinge. Well, I match with white girls too but I'm just not attracted to them"
by GonxKillua January 15, 2020
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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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