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British English: /rɛd/
American English: /rɛd/

Translation of red in French:


  • 1 (colour) I like red
    j'aime le rouge
    red means ‘danger’
    le rouge signifie ‘danger’
    in red
    en rouge
    a shade of red
    une nuance de rouge
  • 2
    also: Red
    [informal] [pejorative] (communist)
    rouge mf
  • 3 (deficit) to be in the red
    (individual, account)
    être à découvert
    to be £500 in the red
    être à découvert de 500 livres
    you've gone into the red
    vous avez un découvert
  • 5 (red ball)
    bille (f) rouge (de billard/snooker)


  • 1 (in colour)
    (apple, blood, lips, sky)
    (person, face, cheek)
    rouge (with de)
    (hair, curl)
    to go ou turn red
    devenir rouge, rougir
    to paint/dye something red
    peindre/teindre quelque chose en rouge
    to dye one's hair red her eyes were red with weeping
    ses yeux étaient rouges d'avoir pleuré
    his face ou he went very red
    il a rougi très fort
    red in the face
    tout rouge
    was my face red!
    comme j'étais gêné!
    there'll be red faces when…
    certains vont être bien gênés quand…
  • 2 [informal] (communist) [pejorative]


to see reds under the bed

voir un complot communiste partout

to be caught red-handed

être pris la main dans le sac [informal]

to see red

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