What does rouge mean?

Definitions for rouge
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rouge, paint, blusher(verb)

    makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

  2. rouge(verb)

    redden by applying rouge to

    "she rouged her cheeks"

Wiktionary

  1. rouge(Noun)

    Red or pink makeup to add colour to the cheeks; blusher.

    Etymology: From rouge.

  2. rouge(Noun)

    Any reddish pink colour.

    Etymology: From rouge.

  3. rouge(Noun)

    A single point awarded when a team kicks the ball out of its opponent's end zone, or when a kicked ball becomes dead within the non-kicking team's end zone. Etymology uncertain; it is thought that in the early years of the sport, a red flag indicated that a single had been scored.

    Etymology: From rouge.

  4. rouge(Verb)

    To apply rouge (makeup.)

    She rouged her face before setting out for the party.

    Etymology: From rouge.

  5. rouge(Adjective)

    Of a reddish pink colour.

    Etymology: From rouge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rouge(adj)

    red

    Etymology: [F.]

  2. Rouge(noun)

    a red amorphous powder consisting of ferric oxide. It is used in polishing glass, metal, or gems, and as a cosmetic, etc. Called also crocus, jeweler's rouge, etc

    Etymology: [F.]

  3. Rouge(noun)

    a cosmetic used for giving a red color to the cheeks or lips. The best is prepared from the dried flowers of the safflower, but it is often made from carmine

    Etymology: [F.]

  4. Rouge(verb)

    to paint the face or cheeks with rouge

    Etymology: [F.]

  5. Rouge(verb)

    to tint with rouge; as, to rouge the face or the cheeks

    Etymology: [F.]

Freebase

  1. Rouge

    Rouge is a 1988 Hong Kong film, directed by Stanley Kwan. The movie is the adaptation of the novel by Lilian Lee.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rouge

    rōōzh, n. a powder used to give artificial colour to the cheeks or lips.—v.t. to colour with rouge.—v.i. to use rouge: to blush.—ns. Rouge′-berr′y, a shrub of tropical America, whose berries supply a cosmetic; Rouge′-dish, a saucer containing a thin layer of dry rouge; Rouge-et-noir, a modern game of chance, played by the aid of packs of cards on a table covered with green cloth—also Trente-un and Trente-et-quarante.—Rouge croix, one of the four pursuivants of the English College of Heralds; Rouge dragon, one of the pursuivants of the Heralds' College. [Fr. rouge (It. roggio, robbio)—L. rubeus, red.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rouge in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rouge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of rouge in a Sentence

  1. Eugene Bullard:

    Tout le sang qui coule rouge; All blood is red.

  2. Pat LeDuff:

    Baton Rouge police would always say' it's not black history. It's American history,'.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A body without wine is like a dessert without sugar. A pale woman can only be coloured with lipstick and rouge, and a pale man can only be coloured with wine!

  4. Youk Chhang:

    Justice is a long and difficult road for all Cambodians, there is nothing we can do. We do not want to do what the Khmer Rouge did to us. This has taken a lot of patience and forgiveness already.

  5. Colorado Republican Representative Ken Buck:

    Since the Baton Rouge tragedy, we’ve received calls and messages from around the country from individuals asking about the Blue Lives Matter Act, and we’re confident more members of Congress will be co-sponsoring the legislation as soon as they can when Congress reconvenes.

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