crimson Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “crimson” in the English Dictionary

"crimson" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈkrɪm.zən/
having a ​dark, ​deepredcolourturn/go crimson If you go/​turn crimson, ​yourfacebecomesred because you are very ​embarrassed or ​angry: She ​turned crimson withembarrassment.

crimsonnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkrɪm.zən/
a ​dark, ​deepredcolour
(Definition of crimson from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crimson" in American English

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crimsonadjective, noun [U]

 us   /ˈkrɪm·zən/
(of) a ​deepred, ​slightlypurplecolor: His ​face was crimson with ​anger.
(Definition of crimson from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crimson”
in Spanish carmesí, rojo como un tomate…
in Vietnamese đỏ thắm…
in Malaysian memerahkan…
in Thai สีแดงเข้ม…
in French cramoisi…
in German hochrot…
in Chinese (Simplified) 深红色的…
in Turkish koyu vişne rengi, çok koyu kırmızı…
in Russian малиновый цвет…
in Indonesian merah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 深紅色的…
in Polish purpura, karmazyn…
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