Spanish translation of “red”
red noun, adjective /red/
› (of) the colour/color of blood
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.
› (a) communist
A lot of his university friends are Reds. redden verb › to make or become red or redder
She reddened her lips with lipstick. › to blush
ponerse rojo, ruborizarse, sonrojarse
She reddened as she realized her mistake. reddish adjective › slightly red
reddish hair. redness noun ›
rojez, color rojo
the redness of her cheeks. the Red Army noun › the army of the former USSR.
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
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
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.
redhead noun › a person with red hair.
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.
red-hot adjective › (of metal etc) so hot that it is glowing red
red-hot steel This iron is red-hot. Red Indian noun › an old-fashioned and offensive word for a North American Indian.
red-letter day noun › a day which will always be remembered because of something especially good that happened on it.
red-light district noun › an area of a town or city where there are a lot of prostitutes.
red meat noun › meat such as beef or lamb that is red when it is raw and which becomes dark when it is cooked.
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.
red tape noun › annoying and unnecessary rules and regulations
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
The police caught the thief red-handed. see red › to become angry
in fraganti, coger/pillar
con las manos en la masa
sulfurarse, salirse de sus casillas
When he started criticizing my work, I really saw red.