Synonyms of 'red'
a deep shade of red
They're all so terrified of Reds.
There was a touch of colour in her cheeks.
a red coat
She was red with shame.
Her red hair flowed out in the wind.
He rubbed his red eyes.
Her eyes were sore and inflamed.
rosy red cheeks
idioms:in the red
subject word lists:Shades of red
figurative note:The symbolism of red can be seen in the many phrases involving the word. The colour of fire in nature, red has become associated with fiery emotional states in people. Passion is conceptualized in the phrase red-hot, meaning very hot, exciting, or passionate, as is anger in the expression see red, meaning lose your temper. The colour of blood and the physical effects of flushing have led to the association of red with health in rose-red and ruddy; virility in red-blooded; shame in red-faced; and soreness in red-rimmed. Through this combination of meanings, red symbolizes danger and risk in a red light in traffic, or sex in a red light district in a town. The phrase in the red, meaning 'in debt' also has this negative connotation and stems historically from the red ink used to record debits in an account. From the colour of a communist party badge, red means left-wing politics and socialism in the phrase red army.
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You can describe someone or something as bloody if they are covered in a lot of blood.
His fingers were bloody and cracked.
Blooming is used by some people to emphasize what they are saying, especially when they are annoyed.
It's a blooming nuisance because it frightens my dog to death.
Thesaurus for red from the Collins English Thesaurus
Something that is red is the colour of blood or fire.