What does rouge mean?

Definitions for rouge
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rouge, paint, blusherverb

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

  2. rougeverb

    redden by applying rouge to

    "she rouged her cheeks"

Wiktionary

  1. rougenoun

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

  2. rougenoun

    Any reddish pink colour.

  3. rougenoun

    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.

  4. rougeverb

    To apply rouge (makeup.)

    She rouged her face before setting out for the party.

  5. rougeadjective

    Of a reddish pink colour.

  6. Etymology: From rouge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rougeadjective

    red

  2. Rougenoun

    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

  3. Rougenoun

    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

  4. Rougeverb

    to paint the face or cheeks with rouge

  5. Rougeverb

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

  6. 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. John Garcia:

    [ I was trying to escape from ] the pain, the misery. The stress. The pressure. You name it. I was just trying to escape. That was my escape route. Not a healthy choice, but it was mainly to numb myself … The mere fact of seeing all the dead bodies, going to autopsies and doing the death notifications during the wee hours of the morning. Oscar-winning actor Actor Haing Ngor. who survived the savage horrors of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, was shot to death outside Actor Haing Ngor apartment. ( Oxygen).

  2. Oregon Rev. Jeremy Lucas:

    This was right after the shootings in Baton Rouge and there was a lot of heat and energy around the issue of guns, i want to live in a world where a girls softball team doesn’t have to raffle off a gun because it’s the quickest way to make money.

  3. Pat LeDuff:

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

  4. Shandi Finnessey:

    I have trained a lot of these girls for the USA pageant and they were so excited to share this experience with friends and family who would fly to Baton Rouge to watch them.

  5. Lim Keuky:

    That is why, if you go to someone who is 18 years old and talk about how genocidal the Khmer Rouge was, she would say, 'It's not possible -- you must be lying,' because the parents who lived at that time they don't want to remember, in trying to forget, then the same thing can come again.

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