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Definition of 'crimson'

Noun

  1. a deep and vivid red color
       Synonyms: ruby deep red

Verb

  1. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
       Synonyms: blush flush redden

Adjective

  1. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
       Synonyms: red reddish ruddy blood-red carmine cerise cherry cherry-red ruby ruby-red scarlet
  2. characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode
       Synonyms: red violent
  3. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion; "crimson with fury"; "turned red from exertion"; "with puffy reddened eyes"; "red-faced and violent"; "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
       Synonyms: red reddened red-faced flushed


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