Meaning of VIOLET in English

VIOLET

(~s)

1.

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

N-COUNT

2.

Something that is ~ is a bluish-purple colour.

The light was beginning to drain from a ~ sky.

COLOUR

3.

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

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

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

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