Definition of 'crimson'
Example sentences containing 'crimson'
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Our predecessors liked crimson and purple flowers and foliage plants. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The whiteness of her face was intensified by crimson lipstick and heavy eyeliner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The saucy slap changes from clear to deep crimson as the wearer feels frisky. The Sun (2010)Many selections exist with somewhat different habits and fruits from crimson and red to orange and yellow. Winter Garden Glory (1993)The wool soon turned crimson red. The Sun (2009)This beautiful clematis has velvety crimson flowers and can be grown through large shrubs or as a partner for a rambling rose. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And the marvellous rose became crimson, like the rose of the eastern sky. The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888)After cooking, the flesh retains the crimson colour. The Sun (2010)Put on the red light This utilitarian lamp is the brightest crimson. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was the daughter of a Serb colonel and wore crimson lipstick and fingernails and cheap clothes. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)As well as producing delicious fruit, blueberry plants turn a delicious deep crimson in the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The large crimson flowers of this rose are shallow cups, exuding a strong old rose fragrance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A crimson velvet cloak completed the outfit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I could not help but smile at the crimson glow of his face. Anti-Ice (1993)I went bright crimson and hung up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A deep crimson rose with upright matt foliage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A short mantle of deep crimson was clasped at his neck and flowed over one shoulder down to his knees. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEWood floors, rose and crimson velvet, cosy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With bright crimson skin and orange flesh, they have lots of texture, but small flavour. Food Watch (1994)The small flowers are bright crimson and stand out against the heart-shaped, dark green leaves. Winter Garden Glory (1993)I wore a crimson blush for more days than I care to remember. Christianity Today (2000)A blush of light crimson I guess you all spotted the dreadful howler in this column last week. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'crimson'
British English: crimson ADJECTIVE
Something that is crimson is deep red in colour.
...a mass of crimson flowers.
Definition of crimson from the Collins English Dictionary
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