- Of a rich deep red colour inclining to purple: she blushed crimson with embarrassmentMore example sentences
- The tree was covered in deep crimson flowers and filled with bright red papers.
- The stone's value comes from its intense purple and crimson colour.
- He succeeded in breeding a particularly bright crimson variety of the flower.
noun[mass noun] Back to top
- A rich deep red colour inclining to purple: a pair of corduroy trousers in livid crimson, they were horrid to beholdMore example sentences
- The artist's palette encompasses earthy, weather worn colours, rich burnished crimsons and flashes of red.
- Watt bought some red roses for herself and began to make a series of images - folds of material painted in deep crimson, the colour of roses, or of blood.
- The world around him resonated with the color of the man's eyes, turning everything a deep hue of crimson.
verb[no object] Back to top
- (Of a person’s face) become flushed, especially through embarrassment: my face crimsoned and my hands began to shakeMore example sentences
- Her face crimsoning with fury, Isabella suddenly turned away from her friend and quickened her pace down the road.
- No matter how she blushed or crimsoned, most people who gathered at the Fine Arts Hall seemed to have enjoyed the judge's faux pas.
- ‘Oh, they say everyone has,’ she says, crimsoning.
More definitions of crimsonDefinition of crimson in:
- The US English dictionary