Definition of 'reddish'
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Her reddish hair was freshly washed and her manner that of a software executive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is a rarity in his homeland because of his reddish hair. The Sun (2013)The whole plant often takes on a reddish glow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Experts found diseased biopsy tissue turned reddish brown when a certain chemical was applied. The Sun (2013)It turned a reddish colour while totally covered. The Sun (2007)Fry until the slivers turn a rich reddish colour and become crisp. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Older trees have reddish brown bark. Winter Garden Glory (1993)They are like their parents, except for being a more reddish brown. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Its reddish colour comes from iron oxide - rust. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A good mix of autumn colours turning from reddish purple to orange red. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a tasteful reddish brown. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She has reddish hair, a pointed nose, sleepy eyes and poor skin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her hair was more reddish than yellow, curled in appearance naturally '. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)To me, the best eclipse photos were not the ones that perfectly captured the right reddish hue or the ones beautifully framed by earthly objects. Christianity Today (2000)They are medium-sized brown waders with a long, reddish beak and orange legs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their colour reddish, which I think is caused by their going naked and exposed to the sun. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)
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Translations for 'reddish'
British English: reddish ADJECTIVE
Reddish means slightly red in colour.
He had reddish brown hair.
Definition of reddish from the Collins English Dictionary
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