HyperDic: blush

English > 4 senses of the word blush:
VERBbodyblush, crimson, flush, reddenturn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
changeblushbecome rosy or reddish
NOUNstateblush, bloom, flush, rosinessa rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
actblush, flushsudden reddening / reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
blush > pronunciation
Soundsblah'sh
Rhymesbrush ... underbrush: 17 rhymes with ahsh...
English > blush: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health.
Synonymsbloom, flush, rosiness
Broadergood health, healthinessThe state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
Spanishlozanía
Catalanrubor
English > blush: 4 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningsudden reddening / reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty).
Synonymflush
Broaderreflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reactionAn automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
Verbsblushturn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
English > blush: 4 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningTurn red, as if in embarrassment or shame.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
Synonymscrimson, flush, redden
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Spanishabochornar, arrebolar, enrojecer, rosarse, ruborizarse, sonrojarse, sonrojar, sonrosarse
Catalanencarnar, enrogir-se, enrojolar-se, envermellir-se, envermellonar, ruboritzar-se
Nounsblushsudden reddening / reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
blushermakeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
blusheryellowish edible agaric that usually turns red when touched
English > blush: 4 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome rosy or reddish.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"her cheeks blushed in the cold winter air"
BroaderreddenTurn red or redder

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