Meaning of VIOLET in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ vaɪəlɪt ]
A violet is a small plant that has purple or white flowers in the spring.
Something that is violet is a bluish-purple colour.
The light was beginning to drain from a violet sky.
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
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006