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English noun: blush

1. blush (state) a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health


Synonymsbloom, flush, rosiness


Broader (hypernym)good health, healthiness

2. blush (act) sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)


Synonymsflush


Broader (hypernym)inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex


English verb: blush

1. blush (body) turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame


SamplesThe girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by.


Synonymscrimson, flush, redden


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)color, colour, discolor, discolour

2. blush (change) become rosy or reddish


SamplesHer cheeks blushed in the cold winter air.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)redden









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