carminenoun [ U ]uk /ˈkɑː.maɪn/ us /ˈkɑːr.maɪn/
adjective uk us
Examples from literature
- Lamp and firelight mingled in an orange and carmine glow that fell softly upon her.
- Some of them were white and some of a brilliant carmine color.
- The vivid contrast of olive cheeks, carmine lips and dark eyes, gave stress to her slender sensuousness.
- This is a climbing shrub, with oval, bright green leaves, and showy carmine flowers.
- Two carmine spots had leaped suddenly to her cheeks.