Meaning of RED in English


n. 25B6; adjective

a red dress : scarlet, vermilion, ruby, cherry, cerise, cardinal, carmine, wine, blood-red; coral, cochineal, rose; brick-red, maroon, rusty, rufous; reddish; poetic/literary damask, vermeil, sanguine.

he was red in the face : FLUSHED, reddish, pink, pinkish, florid, rubicund; ruddy, rosy, glowing; burning, feverish; poetic/literary rubescent; archaic sanguine.

his eyes were red : BLOODSHOT, swollen, sore.

red hair : reddish, auburn, Titian, chestnut, carroty, ginger.

25B6; noun (informal, derogatory) the war against the Reds : COMMUNIST, socialist, left-winger, leftist; informal Commie, lefty.

25A0; in the red OVERDRAWN, in debt, in debit, in deficit, in arrears.

25A0; see red (informal) BECOME VERY ANGRY, become enraged, lose one's temper; informal go mad, go crazy, go wild, go bananas, hit the roof, go up the wall, fly off the handle, blow one's top, flip (one's lid), go ballistic; Brit. informal go spare, do one's nut; N. Amer. informal flip one's wig, blow one's lid/stack.

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