HyperDic: crimson

English > 5 senses of the word crimson:
ADJECTIVEallcrimson, red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, ruby, ruby-red, scarletof a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange)
allcrimson, red, violentcharacterized by violence or bloodshed
allcrimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
NOUNattributecrimson, ruby, deep reda deep and vivid red color
VERBbodycrimson, blush, flush, reddenturn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
crimson > pronunciation
Soundskrih'mzahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > crimson: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.
Synonymsred, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishcarmesí, carmín, cereza, colorado, encarnado, escarlata, grana, rojizo, rojo, rubescente
Catalancarmesí, carmí, cirera, encarnat, escarlata, grana, groc, rogenc, roig, taronja, vermell, vermellenc, vermellós
Nounscrimsona deep and vivid red color
English > crimson: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by violence or bloodshed.
Examples
  • "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke
  • "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray
Synonymsred, violent
BroaderbloodyHaving or covered with or accompanied by blood
English > crimson: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion.
Examples
  • "crimson with fury"
  • "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
Synonymsred, reddened, red-faced, flushed
Broadercolored, coloured, colorfulHaving color or a certain color
Spanishencarnado, rojo, rúbeo, rubicundo, ruborizado, rubro, rufo, sonrojado
Catalanencarnat, enrojolat, roig, ruborós, vermell
English > crimson: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA deep and vivid red color.
Synonymsruby, deep red
Broaderred, rednessRed color or pigment
Spanishcarmesí, carmín
Catalancarmesí
Adjectivescrimsonof a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange)
Verbscrimsonturn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
English > crimson: 5 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningTurn red, as if in embarrassment or shame.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsblush, 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
Nounscrimsona deep and vivid red color

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