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Definitions of red

  1. emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
  2. 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
  3. ( of wine) deep reddish in color; " a red wine such as a claret or burgundy"; " a pinot noir is a red burgundy"
  4. red with or characterized by blood; " waving our red weapons o'er our heads"- Shakespeare; " The Red Badge of Courage"; " the red rules of tooth and claw"- P. B. Sears
  5. ( used of hair or fur) of a reddish brown color; " red deer"; " reddish hair"
  6. a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
  7. The menses.
  8. Of the color of blood, or of a tint resembling that color; of the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is furthest from the violet part.
  9. The color of blood, or of that part of the spectrum farthest from violet, or a tint resembling these.
  10. A red pigment.
  11. An abbreviation for Red Republican. See under Red, a.
  12. imp. & p. p. of Read.
  13. To put on order; to make tidy; also, to free from entanglement or embarrassement; - generally with up; as, to red up a house.
  14. An abbreviation for Republican. See under Red, a.
  15. One of the three original primary colors from which the others are made; the color of blood.
  16. Of the color of blood; of that color of the spectrum farthest from violet.
  17. ( comp. REDDER, superl. REDDEST) Of a color like blood.
  18. One of the primary colors, of several shades, as scarlet, pink, etc.
  19. REDLY.
  20. Of the color red.
  21. One of the primary colors.
  22. Back; backward; again; again and again; against; anew; over; opposite as, refit, renew. Numerous compounds, in which re has its unmodified meaning of back, again, anew, are practically self explaining in connection with the definitions of their root words. Compounds of re which have special meanings will be found in vocabulary placs.
  23. Of the color of blood.
  24. A color like that of blood, seen at the lower edge of a rainbow; a red pigment.
  25. Of a bright colour, like blood, of which there are different shades, as scarlet, crimson, vermillion, orange- red, & c.
  26. A red colour.
  27. One of the primary colours, having several varieties of shade, as scarlet, crimson, pink, & c.
  28. Having a bright colour like that of arterial blood.

Usage examples for red

  1. So died the Red King. – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  2. Cameron flushed a deep red, then turned pale, but kept silent. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  3. " Fellow with the red hair. – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  4. I- I saw you getting red clear behind your ears over it. – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  5. Art thou not pleased, Red Dog? – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  6. Like a red ball of fire he certainly was; but oh, what a welcome sight! – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  7. " I don't think it was the Red Sea," said Mrs. Hardy gently. – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  8. Bobby could feel his face getting red. – Four Little Blossoms and Their Winter Fun by Mabel C. Hawley
  9. Red did the talking. – Brink of Madness by Walter J. Sheldon
  10. Her hair is red. – The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey
  11. Charnock's face got red. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  12. The door was opened by the boy in the red cap. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  13. His whole body was red. – Plotting in Pirate Seas by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  14. " All right, Red," came the whispered reply, " but remember that I get whatever money's in sight, just for appearances' sake, though it's letters and such things I'm really after." – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  15. You've hearrd about giving all you have to the Red Cross. – Tom Slade with the Boys Over There by Percy K. Fitzhugh
  16. The red ones are wonderful, she said, but red isn't my color. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
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