Associations to the word «Crimson»


CRIMSON, noun. A deep, slightly bluish red.
CRIMSON, adjective. Having a deep red colour.
CRIMSON, adjective. Having loose morals.
CRIMSON, verb. To blush
CRIMSON, verb. To dye with crimson or deep red; to redden.
CRIMSON TIDE, noun. Red tide (type of algal bloom)
CRIMSON TIDE, noun. (euphemistic) menstruation

Dictionary definition

CRIMSON, noun. A deep and vivid red color.
CRIMSON, verb. Turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by".
CRIMSON, adjective. Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.
CRIMSON, adjective. 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.
CRIMSON, adjective. (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".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy