Meaning of VIOLET in English

VIOLET

transcription, транскрипция: [ vaɪəlɪt ]

( violets)

1.

A violet is a small plant that has purple or white flowers in the spring.

N-COUNT

2.

Something that is violet is a bluish-purple colour.

The light was beginning to drain from a violet sky.

COLOUR

3.

If you say that someone is no shrinking violet , you mean that they are not at all shy.

When it comes to expressing himself he is no shrinking violet...

PHRASE : usu with brd-neg , N inflects , v-link PHR

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