Translation of "red" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /red/ us /red/ redder, reddest

A1 of the colour of fresh blood

red lipstick 紅色唇膏
The dress was bright red. 這件連衣裙是鮮紅色的。

A2 used to describe hair that is an orange-brown colour

go/turn (bright) red

B2 If you go/turn red, your face becomes red because you are angry or embarrassed.

Look, you've embarrassed him - he's gone bright red! 瞧,你讓他很尷尬——他的臉都紅了!

If your eyes are red, the white part of your eyes and the skin around your eyes is red, because of crying, tiredness, too much alcohol, etc.


More examples

  • This heat has made me come out in an itchy red rash.
  • She drives a red sports car.
  • Nicky and I both have red hair but hers is lighter than mine.
  • She had a red mark on her arm where she'd burned herself.
  • He was signalling with a red flag.

rednoun [ C or U ]

uk /red/ us /red/

A2 the colour of fresh blood

She uses a lot of reds and pinks in her paintings. 她的畫作中大量使用紅色和粉紅色。
I've always worn a lot of red. 我一向是穿紅色衣服居多。
She was dressed all in red. 她穿了一身紅。

More examples

  • He drew a heart and coloured it red.
  • The colour red is used to denote passion or danger.
  • In autumn, the leaves turn a dusky red.
  • He said, by way of explanation, that he hadn't seen the traffic light change to red.
  • She looks best in bright, vibrant colours, like red and pink.


Rednoun [ C ]

uk /red/ us /red/ mainly disapproving

a person who has socialist or communist political opinions


(Translation of “red” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)