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red

adjective
 
 
/red/ (redder, reddest)
COLOUR A1 being the same colour as blood: a red shirt Common coloursLess common colours
HAIR A2 Red hair is an orange-brown colour: Rosie's got red hair and freckles.Hair colour
go red UK ( US turn red) B2 If someone goes red, their face becomes red because they are embarrassed or angry: He kissed her on the cheek and she went bright red.Embarrassing
WINE A2 Red wine is made from black grapes (= small, round, purple fruits). →  See also be like a red rag to a bull Wines and winemaking
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