Associations to the word «Scarlet»

Pictures for the word «Scarlet»


SCARLET, noun. A bright red, slightly orange colour.
SCARLET, noun. Cloth of a scarlet color.
SCARLET, adjective. Of a bright red colour.
SCARLET, adjective. Sinful or whorish.
SCARLET, verb. To dye or tinge with scarlet.
SCARLET, proper noun. A female given name, a modern variant of Scarlett, or from the common noun scarlet.
SCARLET ADMIRAL, noun. Red admiral (a butterfly)
SCARLET DAY, noun. (University of Cambridge) A religiously or academically significant day; one on which festal academic dress should be worn.
SCARLET FEVER, noun. (disease) A streptococcal infection, mainly occurring among children, and characterized by a red skin rash, sore throat and fever.
SCARLET FEVERS, noun. Plural of scarlet fever
SCARLET LETTER, noun. (historical) A letter A in scarlet cloth required to be worn by those convicted of adultery in 17th-century Puritan New England.
SCARLET LETTERS, noun. Plural of scarlet letter
SCARLET OAK, noun. The tree Quercus coccinea.
SCARLET OAKS, noun. Plural of scarlet oak
SCARLET PIMPERNEL, noun. A flowering plant, Anagallis arvensis, of the Primulaceae family, having small orange flowers.
SCARLET SHINER, noun. Lythrurus fasciolaris, a freshwater fish native to the eastern United States.
SCARLET TANAGER, noun. Piranga olivacea, a medium-sized American songbird. Adult males are crimson-red with black wings and tail.
SCARLET WOMAN, noun. A woman who is known for behaving in an adulterous manner.
SCARLET WOMAN, noun. A woman believed to be an adulterer.
SCARLET WOMEN, noun. Plural of scarlet woman

Dictionary definition

SCARLET, noun. A variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge.
SCARLET, 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.

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