Definition of 'blush'
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You will blush with embarrassment and beat yourself up in the days that follow. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Smooth out sharp edges and make sure your blush blends seamlessly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some of his other wines do not spare the blushes, either. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Soon the setting sun makes the mountains blush a bridal pink. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Having a pot of this stuff to hand will save your blushes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At first blush it was a classic political coup. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Is there anything that can still make you blush? The Sun (2011)One memory in particular still makes me blush with embarrassment. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)We're all flushed with excitement over blush once again. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In her difficulty, she turned down her eyelids again and blushed over face and neck. Daniel Deronda (1876)Some are merely blushed with red inside; others are a dark and mysterious crimson. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is not the first time he has saved the blushes of the 200m team either. The Sun (2009)At first blush, this seems absurd. Christianity Today (2000)Don't keep telling yourself that a particular situation is bound to make you blush. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)She added a soft rosy blush to her cheeks and outlined her eyes with a royal blue shadow to tone in with the dress. The Sun (2007)I now find myself being nasty to her and pushing her away to spare my blushes. The Sun (2010)A rosy blush was used on her cheeks and a pretty pink gloss brushed across her lips. The Sun (2007)That said, it blushes a pretty red in winter and is covered in starry white blooms in summer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I was blushing scarlet, but he appeared not to notice. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He blushes - again - and then laughs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Which of us wouldn't blush scarlet if we met our 20-year-old selves at a party? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's frilly and inconsequential and best known for its appearances on princesses, dolls and blushing faces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With each year that passes, the celebration would become more melancholy - the holiday more of a national blush of shame. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'blush'
British English: blush /blʌʃ/ VERB
When you blush, your face becomes redder than usual because you are ashamed or embarrassed.
I blushed at my stupidity.
- American English: blush
- Arabic: يَسْتَحِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: corar
- Chinese: 脸红
- Croatian: porumenjeti
- Czech: červenat se
- Danish: rødme
- Dutch: blozen
- European Spanish: ruborizarse
- Finnish: punastua
- French: rougir
- German: erröten
- Greek: κοκκινίζω
- Italian: arrossire
- Japanese: 赤面する
- Korean: 얼굴을 붉히다
- Norwegian: rødme
- Polish: zarumienić się
- European Portuguese: corar
- Romanian: a roși
- Russian: краснеть
- Spanish: ruborizarse
- Swedish: rodna
- Thai: เขินอาย
- Turkish: kızarmak
- Ukrainian: червоніти
- Vietnamese: đỏ mặt
Definition of blush from the Collins English Dictionary
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