Definitions for scarletˈskɑr lɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scar•letˈskɑr lɪt(n.)

  1. a bright red color inclining toward orange.

  2. cloth or clothing of this color.

  3. (adj.)of the color scarlet.

  4. sexually immoral.

Origin of scarlet:

1200–50; ME < OF escarlate < ML scarlata, scarletum

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scarlet, vermilion, orange red(adj)

    a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge

  2. red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet(adj)

    of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Wiktionary

  1. scarlet(Noun)

    a scarlet-coloured cloth.

  2. scarlet(Verb)

    To dye or tinge with scarlet.

  3. scarlet(Adjective)

    Of a bright red colour.

  4. scarlet(Adjective)

    Sinful or whorish

    a scarlet woman

  5. Scarlet(ProperNoun)

    , a modern variant of Scarlett, or from the common noun scarlet.

  6. Origin: escarlate, from scarlatum, from سقرلاط.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scarlet(noun)

    a deep bright red tinged with orange or yellow, -- of many tints and shades; a vivid or bright red color

  2. Scarlet(noun)

    cloth of a scarlet color

  3. Scarlet(adj)

    of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread

  4. Scarlet(verb)

    to dye or tinge with scarlet

Freebase

  1. Scarlet

    Scarlet is a bright red color with a hue that is somewhat toward orange and is redder than vermilion. It is a pure chroma on the color wheel one-fourth of the way between red and orange. Scarlet is traditionally the color of flame, or fire. It may also symbolize the color of the blood of a living person, like crimson, although the actual color of blood is closer to crimson than scarlet. An early recorded use of scarlet as a color name in the English language dates to 1250.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

scarlet(adjective)

(of) a bright red colour

scarlet poppies; She blushed scarlet.

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