Definitions for Crimson
ˈkrɪm zən, -səncrim·son
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Crimson.
crimson, ruby, deep redadjective
a deep and vivid red color
red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarletadjective
of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
crimson, red, violentadjective
characterized by violence or bloodshed
"writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode
crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushedverb
(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
"crimson with fury"; "turned red from exertion"; "with puffy reddened eyes"; "red-faced and violent"; "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
blush, crimson, flush, reddenverb
turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
"The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
having a deep red colour
having loose morals
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: cremosino, Italian.
As crimson seems to be little else than a very deep red, with an eye of blue; so some kinds of red seem to be little else than heightened yellow. Robert Boyle, on Colours.
Can you blame her then, being a maid yet rosed over with the virgin crimson of modesty, if she deny the appearance of a naked blind boy, in her naked seeing self? William Shakespeare, Henry V.
Beauty’s ensign yet
Is crimson in thy lips, and in thy cheeks. William Shakespeare.
The crimson stream distain’d his arms around,
And the disdainful soul came rushing through the wound. John Dryden, Æneis.
Why does the soil endue
The blushing poppy with a crimson hue? Matthew Prior.
Etymology: from the noun.
Pardon me, Julius. —— Here wast thou bay’d, brave hart:
Here didst thou fall; and here thy hunters stand
Sign’d in thy spoil, and crimson’d in thy lethe. William Shakespeare.
Crimson is a rich, deep red color, inclining to purple. It originally meant the color of the kermes dye produced from a scale insect, Kermes vermilio, but the name is now sometimes also used as a generic term for slightly bluish-red colors that are between red and rose. It is the national color of Nepal.
a deep red color tinged with blue; also, red color in general
of a deep red color tinged with blue; deep red
to dye with crimson or deep red; to redden
to become crimson; to blush
Etymology: [OE. crimson, OF. crimoisin, F. cramoisi (cf. Sp. carmesi.) LL. carmesinus, fr. Ar. qermazi, fr. qermez crimson, kermes, fr. Skr. kmija produced by a worm; kmi worm or insect + jan to generate; akin to E. kin. CF. Carmine, Kermes.]
Crimson is a strong, bright, deep red color. It originally meant the color of the Kermes dye produced from a scale insect, Kermes vermilio, but the name is now also used as a generic term for slightly reddish-blue colors that are between red and rose; besides crimson itself, these colors include carmine, raspberry, ruddy, ruby, amaranth, cardinal, and cerise.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
krim′zn, n. a deep red colour, tinged with blue: red in general.—adj. deep red.—v.t. to dye crimson.—v.i. to become crimson: to blush. [M. E. crimosin—O. Fr. cramoisin; from Ar. qermazi, the cochineal insect, from which it is made.]
The numerical value of Crimson in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Crimson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
'Tis a strange mystery, the power of words! Life is in them, and death. A word can send The crimson colour hurrying to the cheek. Hurrying with many meanings; or can turn The current cold and deadly to the heart. Anger and fear are in them; grief and joy Are on their sound; yet slight, impalpable:-- A word is but a breath of passing air.
As President Faust has indicated to members of the Harvard community who have made inquiries, she and I both learned of this issue from today’s Crimson, she has asked staff to get to the bottom of how these conversations started, and to learn more about where matters currently stand.
I see America, not in the setting sun of a black night of despair ahead of us, I see America in the crimson light of a rising sun fresh from the burning, creative hand of God. I see great days ahead, great days possible to men and women of will and vision.
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- пурпурен, пурпурBulgarian
- carmesíCatalan, Valencian
- Purpurrot, blutrot, dunkelrot, Purpur, karmesinrot, purpurn, lose SittenGerman
- karmezina, karmezinoEsperanto
- carmín, carmesíSpanish
- karmiininpunainen, kevytkenkäinen, verenpunainenFinnish
- गहरा लालHindi
- karmazsin, karmazsinvörösHungarian
- merah tuaIndonesian
- karmezina, karmezinoIdo
- 深紅色, クリムゾン, 紅色Japanese
- dieprood, helrood, karmijnroodDutch
- karmazynowy, karmazynPolish
- carmim, carmesimPortuguese
- багряный, пунцовый, багровый, малиновый, алыйRussian
- karmosinröd, karmosinSwedish
- đỏ thắmVietnamese
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