What does crimson mean?

Definitions for crimson
ˈkrɪm zən, -səncrim·son

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word crimson.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crimson, ruby, deep red(adj)

    a deep and vivid red color

  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

  3. crimson, red, violent(adj)

    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

  4. crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed(verb)

    (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"

  5. blush, crimson, flush, redden(verb)

    turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame

    "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"

Wiktionary

  1. crimson(Verb)

    to blush

  2. crimson(Adjective)

    having a deep red colour

  3. crimson(Adjective)

    having loose morals

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crimson(noun)

    a deep red color tinged with blue; also, red color in general

  2. Crimson(adj)

    of a deep red color tinged with blue; deep red

  3. Crimson(verb)

    to dye with crimson or deep red; to redden

  4. Crimson

    to become crimson; to blush

  5. Origin: [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.]

Freebase

  1. Crimson

    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

  1. Crimson

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crimson in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crimson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of crimson in a Sentence

  1. Carl Sandburg:

    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.

  2. Alan Garber:

    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.

  3. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    '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.

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