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Translation of "red" - English-Spanish dictionary

red

adjective   /red/ ( comparative redder, superlative reddest)
A1 being the same colour as blood rojo a red shirt
A2 describes hair that is an orange-brown colour pelirrojo Both children have red hair.
go red
If someone goes red, their face becomes red because they are embarrassed or angry. sonrojarse He kissed her on the cheek and she went bright red.
noun   /red/
A2 the colour of blood rojo
be in the red
If your bank account is in the red, you have spent more money than there was in it. en números rojos
see red
to become very angry ponerse furioso Bad drivers make me see red.
(Definition of red from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

red

noun, adjective /red/
(of) the colour/color of blood rojo 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/color which varies between a golden brown and a deep reddish-brown. rojo; pelirrojo
(a) communist rojo, comunista A lot of his university friends are Reds.
redden verb
to make or become red or redder enrojecer She reddened her lips with lipstick.
to blush ponerse rojo, ruborizarse, sonrojarse She reddened as she realized her mistake.
reddish adjective
slightly red rojizo reddish hair.
redness noun
rojez, color rojo the redness of her cheeks.
the Red Army noun
the army of the former USSR. Ejército Rojo
red blood cell noun
(biology ) one of the red-coloured/-colored cells in the blood that carries oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from the tissues; erythrocyte, red cell Glóbulo Rojo Diseases of the red blood cells include many types of anemia.
red carpet noun
a strip of carpet that is put on the ground for important visitors to walk on when they arrive Alfombra Roja The red carpet was out for the film stars at the awards ceremony.
redcurrant noun
a type of garden bush grown for its small red fruit. grosella
redhead noun
a person with red hair. pelirrojo
red herring noun
something that leads people away from the main point in a discussion. cosa que distrae/despista
a false clue or line of enquiry. pista falsa
red-hot adjective
(of metal etc) so hot that it is glowing red candente red-hot steel This iron is red-hot.
Red Indian noun
an old-fashioned and offensive word for a North American Indian. piel roja
red-letter day noun
a day which will always be remembered because of something especially good that happened on it. día señalado/especial
red-light district noun
an area of a town or city where there are a lot of prostitutes. Zona Roja
red meat noun
meat such as beef or lamb that is red when it is raw and which becomes dark when it is cooked. Carne Roja
redneck noun
(American, informal, disapproving) an insulting word for a poor uneducated white person who lives in a country area of the US and has extreme conservative political opinions. Camperol
red tape noun
annoying and unnecessary rules and regulations papeleo burocrático bureaucratic red tape.
be in the red
to be in debt estar en números rojos When his business failed, he found himself in the red.
catch red-handed
to find (a person) in the act of doing wrong coger/pillar in fraganti, coger/pillar con las manos en la masa The police caught the thief red-handed.
see red
to become angry sulfurarse, salirse de sus casillas When he started criticizing my work, I really saw red.
(Definition of red from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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