Yellow-pages definition

A volume or section of a telephone directory that lists businesses, services, or products alphabetically according to field.
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The section or volume of a telephone directory, usually printed on yellow paper, containing classified listings of subscribers according to business, profession, etc.
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A telephone directory that lists commercial organizations.
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Origin of yellow-pages

  • So called because they are usually printed on yellow paper

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From such directories being printed on yellow paper

    From Wiktionary