|1.||[ adjective ] (color) having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies|
|Synonyms:||crimson ruddy carmine cerise cherry cherry-red blood-red ruby ruby-red scarlet reddish|
|2.||[ noun ] (color) the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood|
|Related terms:||chromatic_color crimson cerise cardinal dark_red purplish_red Turkey_red scarlet chrome_red|
|3.||[ adjective ] (used of hair or fur) of a reddish brown color|
"red deer" reddish hair"
|4.||[ adjective ] 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
|5.||[ noun ] (geography) a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana|
|Related terms:||river US Texas Louisiana Oklahoma|
|6.||[ adjective ] (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion|
|Synonyms:||red-faced flushed crimson reddened aflame|
"crimson with fury" "turned red from exertion" "with puffy reddened eyes" "red-faced and violent" "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
|7.||[ adjective ] red with or characterized by blood|
"waving our red weapons o'er our heads"- Shakespeare "The Red Badge of Courage" "the red rules of tooth and claw"- P.B.Sears
|8.||[ noun ] (politics) emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries|
|Synonyms:||Bolshevik bolshie pinko Marxist|
|Related terms:||communist radical communize|
|9.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6840|
|10.||[ noun ] (business) the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue|
"the company operated at a loss last year" "the company operated in the red last year"
|Related terms:||gain sum squeeze paper_loss|
|11.||[ adjective ] (of wine) deep reddish in color|
"a red wine such as a claret or burgundy" "a pinot noir is a red burgundy"