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American English: /bləʃ/
British English: /blʌʃ/

Translation of blush in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • ruborizarse
    ponerse colorado
    ponerse rojo
    I blush easily
    me ruborizo por nada
    me pongo colorado or rojo por nada
    he blushed scarlet at her words
    se puso como la grana con lo que dijo
    se puso como un tomate con lo que dijo [colloquial]
    she blushed with shame
    se puso colorada de vergüenza
    I blush to admit that … [humorous]
    me avergüenza tener que reconocer que …
    Example sentences
    • When he asked us why we were giving him a present, we just blushed - our shame at the real reason was interpreted as a crush.
    • I shook my head to clear the thought as my face blushed with shame.
    • I answered, blushing slightly, my shyness obvious in my soft yet high voice.


  • 1 (in cheeks) (often plural) to spare somebody's blushesshe spared his blushes and didn't mention his behavior the previous night
    le ahorró un bochorno al no mencionar su comportamiento de la noche anterior
    oh, spare my blushes!
    no me hagas pasar vergüenza
    no hagas que me ruborice
    Example sentences
    • Lor gave a faint, but apparent sign of a blush in her cheek.
    • Their button black eyes looked her over and lingered on certain areas that made her feel very uncomfortable and brought a faint blush to her cheeks.
    • Some of the comments are priceless and deserve to be preserved, with the hope that they might at some future date bring a blush of shame to the cheeks of the more honorable.
  • 2 (in sky, flower)
    tono (masculine) rosáceo
    Example sentences
    • As he sprays reactive chemicals on the test strips, a pink blush spreads across the paper.
    • From the front view was the setting sun giving a blush of pink, peach, orange and some purple.
    • A bright hue, a rosy blush, pretty skin that's blemish free, and a plump shape - these are generally key for ripe fruits.
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