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

Translation of red in Spanish:

adjective redder, reddest

  • 1 1.1
    colorado (esp Southern Cone)
    her eyes/hands were red
    tenía los ojos enrojecidos or rojos/las manos enrojecidas or rojas
    to go red in the face
    (with anger, heat) ponerse colorado or rojo
    (with embarrassment) sonrojarse
    ponerse colorado or rojo
    there'll be a few red faces
    a unos cuantos se les va a caer la cara de vergüenza
    I went bright red
    me puse colorado or rojo como un tomate
    he has red hair
    es pelirrojo
    the (traffic) lights were red
    el semáforo estaba (en) rojo
    Example sentences
    • Dark red blood spilled from her arm and gathered in a pool on the ground.
    • The dark red blood forms a glaring contrast to the sickly green of the flesh.
    • He opened his mouth slightly trying to say something, but he only coughed out more dark red blood.
    Example sentences
    • A red signal stops action, and green alerts the player that the coach needs his or her attention.
    • But drivers also fail to stop at red signals because they have misread a signal, or chosen to disregard it.
    • This system automatically stops the train if it passes through a red signal.
    Example sentences
    • These three grape varieties produce red wines which go lighter with age.
    • As well as being the source of red Burgundy wines, it is also a backbone of Champagne blends.
    • The principal grape used in the red wines of this region is Syrah.
  • 2
    also: Red
    (Politics) the Red Army
    el Ejército Rojo


  • 1 uncountable (color)
    colorado (masculine) (esp Southern Cone)
    underline it in red
    subráyelo con rojo
    to see red
    ponerse hecho una furia or un basilisco
    that sort of remark makes me see red
    ese tipo de comentario me saca de quicio or de las casillas
    Example sentences
    • In the image, however, the shortest wavelengths are represented as blue, while the longest are coloured in red.
    • Presumably this is to encourage us to stop ignoring any bill not coloured in red.
    • Come here at sunset, when the colours flame in red and orange, bold and beautiful.
  • 3 (debt) to be in/out of the red
    estar/no estar en números rojos
  • 4 countable and uncountable (wine)
    Example sentences
    • Wine by the glass business is strong, too, he reports, and the bar offers eight white wines and seven reds.
    • The minute the mercury soars, red wines, especially big reds, start to turn volatile and taste soupy and mawkish.
    • All the great white wines are made from Chardonnay, all the great reds from Pinot Noir.
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