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Spanish translation of “red”

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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