(noun, adjective, verb)


1. of a pale yellow color like straw; straw-colored

Similar word(s): chromatic

Sentences with straw as an adjective:

- straw hat


1. plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder

Definition categories: substance

2. material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

Similar word(s): chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, stubble

Definition categories: substance

3. a variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white

Similar word(s): wheat

Definition categories: attribute, yellow, yellowness

4. a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth

Definition categories: man–made, tube, tubing

Sentences with straw as a noun:

- straw colour:


1. cover or provide with or as if with straw

- cows were strawed to weather the snowstorm

Definition categories: contact, cover

2. spread by scattering (

Similar word(s): strew

Definition categories: contact, distribute, spread