Definition of 'scarlet'

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Example sentences containing 'scarlet'

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It has orange flowers with scarlet spots. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Its vivid scarlet flowers are matched by a powerful fragrance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You probably own a scarlet trench coat and think that heather is a flattering colour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The scarlet and yellow flowers really do look like the sun on fire. The Sun (2010)His face flushed scarlet and he sat bolt upright. Frances Hodgson Burnett The Secret Garden (1911)Many families regard the prize of a scarlet coat and silver badge as their due. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The first flecks of scarlet and yellow can be seen on wild cherry trees. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Her sensitive little face suddenly flushed scarlet and embarrassment sat on her brow. LM Montgomery Anne of Green Gables (1872)And we have our famous scarlet coats for going out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)On the wild cherry trees there are more scarlet and yellow leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was scarlet in colour, and there was a flash of anger in her eyes. Elizabeth Gaskell Wives and Daughters (1864)By the end of the play it is almost as red as his scarlet Speedos. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The scarlet flowers are as vibrant under grey skies as they are in bright Mediterranean sunlight. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Each soft, white petal has central streaks of vivid scarlet. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They were both scarlet of face, screaming at each other over the dispatch box. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I had seen some scarlet flowers that could well fit the bill. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The scarlet and turquoise cloth covers are intended to suggest stained glass; the page spread is large enough to imply a stage. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)But I found no scarlet flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The bright scarlet arable plant emerged after army vehicles had driven back and forth over a certain part of the Plain, destroying the tall grass. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Translations for 'scarlet'

British English: scarlet /ˈskɑːlɪt/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is scarlet is bright red.
...fields of scarlet poppies.
  • American English: scarlet
  • Arabic: قِرْمِزِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escarlate
  • Chinese: 猩红的
  • Croatian: grimizan
  • Czech: šarlatový
  • Danish: skarlagensrød
  • Dutch: scharlaken
  • European Spanish: escarlata
  • Finnish: kirkkaanpunainen
  • French: écarlate
  • German: scharlachrot
  • Greek: άλικος
  • Italian: scarlatto
  • Japanese: 深紅色の
  • Korean: 주홍의
  • Norwegian: purpurrød
  • Polish: szkarłatny
  • European Portuguese: escarlate
  • Romanian: stacojiu
  • Russian: алый
  • Spanish: escarlata
  • Swedish: scharlakansröd
  • Thai: สีแดงสด
  • Turkish: kan kırmızısı
  • Ukrainian: яскраво-червоний
  • Vietnamese: đỏ tươi


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