Die Übersetzung von "red" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun, adjective /red/

(of) the colour of blood

a red car/dress / cheeks
red cheeks
a red car/dress / cheeks
Her eyes were red with crying.

(of hair or fur) (of) a colour which varies between a golden brown and a deep reddish-brown.


(a) communist

A lot of his university friends are Reds.
the Red Army

the army of the former USSR.

l’armée rouge
redden verb

to make or become red or redder

She reddened her lips with lipstick.

to blush

She reddened as she realized her mistake.
reddish adjective

slightly red

reddish hair.
redness noun

rougeur; rousseur
redcurrant noun

a type of garden bush grown for its small red fruit.

groseille (rouge)
redhead noun

a person with red hair.

roux, rousse
red herring

something that leads people away from the main point in a discussion.


a false clue or line of enquiry.

red-hot adjective

(of metal etc) so hot that it is glowing red

chauffé au rouge
red-hot steel
This iron is red-hot.
Red Indian

an old-fashioned and offensive word for a North American Indian.

red-letter day

a day which will always be remembered because of something especially good that happened on it.

jour mémorable
red tape

annoying and unnecessary rules and regulations

be in the red

to be in debt

être à découvert/en déficit
When his business failed, he found himself in the red.
catch red-handed

to find (a person) in the act of doing wrong

pris en flagrant délit
The police caught the thief red-handed.
see red

to become angry

voir rouge
When he started criticizing my work, I really saw red.

(Die Übersetzung von "red" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)