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".

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