- a strong reddish-orange color.
- Also called fire red toner. a brilliant reddish-orange dye.
Origin of fire red
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for fire red
The trees were suddenly bordered in gold yellow and dotted with fire-red.The Art of Disappearing
John Talbot Smith
You bear the mark of it above your brow like the mark of Cain—his fire-red hair!Dust of the Desert
Robert Welles Ritchie
That both were angry, might be plainly seen; from the swords of the twain streamed forth a blast of fire-red sparks.The Nibelungenlied
I kept thinking of what a conspicuous thing a fire-red head is, and of how many people knew me.The Autobiography of a Quack And The Case Of George Dedlow
S. Weir Mitchell
The garnet, on the other hand, when of fire-red hue, is darker than any but the Siam ruby.A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public
Frank Bertram Wade