Associations to the word «Rouge»


ROUGE, adjective. Of a reddish pink colour.
ROUGE, noun. Red or pink makeup to add colour to the cheeks; blusher.
ROUGE, noun. Any reddish pink colour.
ROUGE, noun. (Canadian football) A single point awarded when a team kicks the ball out of its opponent's end zone, or when a kicked ball becomes dead within the non-kicking team's end zone. Etymology uncertain; it is thought that in the early years of the sport, a red flag indicated that a single had been scored.
ROUGE, noun. In the Eton College field game, a five-point score awarded for kicking the ball so that it deflects off one of the opposing players and goes beyond the opposition's end of the pitch, and then touching the ball.
ROUGE, noun. (chemistry) (archaic) A red amorphous powder consisting of ferric oxide, used in polishing and as a cosmetic; crocus; jeweller's rouge.
ROUGE, verb. To apply rouge (makeup).
ROUGE ET NOIR, noun. A solitaire card game played with two decks of playing cards.
ROUGE ET NOIR, noun. A French gambling game using six decks of cards, played at a special table with two croupiers.

Dictionary definition

ROUGE, noun. Makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks.
ROUGE, verb. Redden by applying rouge to; "she rouged her cheeks".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne