Search Result for "crimson":
1. a deep and vivid red color;
[syn: crimson, ruby, deep red]
1. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame;
- Example: "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
[syn: blush, crimson, flush, redden]
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;
[syn: red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet]
2. characterized by violence or bloodshed;
- Example: "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke
- Example: "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray
- Example: "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode
[syn: crimson, red, violent]
3. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion;
- Example: "crimson with fury"
- Example: "turned red from exertion"
- Example: "with puffy reddened eyes"
- Example: "red-faced and violent"
- Example: "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
[syn: crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Crimson \Crim"son\ (kr[i^]m"z'n), n. [OE. crimson, OF. crimoisin, F. cramoisi (cf. Sp. carmesi.) LL. carmesinus, fr. Ar. qermazi, fr. qermez crimson, kermes, fr. Skr. k[.r]mija produced by a worm; k?mi worm or insect + jan to generate; akin to E. kin. CF. Carmine, Kermes.] A deep red color tinged with blue; also, red color in general. [1913 Webster] Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. --Is. i. 18. [1913 Webster] A maid yet rosed over with the virgin crimson of modesty. --Shak. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Crimson \Crim"son\, a. Of a deep red color tinged with blue; deep red. "A crimson tide." --Mrs. Hemans. [1913 Webster] The blushing poppy with a crimson hue. --Prior. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Crimson \Crim"son\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crimsoned (-z'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Crimsoning.] To dye with crimson or deep red; to redden. [1913 Webster] Signed in thy spoil and crimsoned in thy lethe. --Shak. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Crimson \Crim"son\, v. t. To become crimson; to blush. [1913 Webster] Ancient towers . . . beginning to crimson with the radiant luster of a cloudless July morning. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:
Crimson See COLOUR.Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
95 Moby Thesaurus words for "crimson": Titian, Titian-red, blanch, blush, bricky, cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cerise, change color, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, color, color up, damask, darken, ferruginous, fiery, fire-red, flame, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, flush, glow, glowing, grow red, gules, henna, hot, incarmined, incarnadine, inflame, inflamed, infrared, iron-red, lake-colored, laky, lateritious, lipstick, lobster-red, look black, lurid, madder, mantle, maroon, miniate, pale, pink, port-wine, puce, red, red-dyed, red-ink, red-looking, redden, reddened, reddish, reddish-amber, reddish-brown, rose, rouge, rubicund, rubify, rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby, ruby-colored, ruby-red, ruddied, ruddle, ruddy, rufescent, rufous, rust, rust-red, rusty, scarlet, squirm with self-consciousness, stammel, stammer, tile-red, turn color, turn pale, turn red, vermilion, vinaceous, warm, whiten, wine, wine-colored, wine-red