Meaning of VIOLET in English
A ~ is a small plant that has purple or white flowers in the spring.
Something that is ~ is a bluish-purple colour.
The light was beginning to drain from a ~ sky.
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
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012