English adjective: crimson
|1.||crimson of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies|
|Synonyms||blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, red, reddish, ruby, ruby-red, ruddy, scarlet|
|2.||crimson characterized by violence or bloodshed|
|Samples||Writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days.|
Fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing.
Convulsed with red rage.
|3.||crimson (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion|
|Samples||Crimson with fury.|
Turned red from exertion.
With puffy reddened eyes.
Red-faced and violent.
Flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment.
|Synonyms||flushed, red, red-faced, reddened|
|Similar||colored, colorful, coloured|
English noun: crimson
|1.||crimson (attribute) a deep and vivid red color|
|Synonyms||deep red, ruby|
|Broader (hypernym)||red, redness|
English verb: crimson
|1.||crimson (body) turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame|
|Samples||The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by.|
|Synonyms||blush, flush, redden|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||color, colour, discolor, discolour|