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  1. a person who blushes.
  2. Also called blush, blush-on. a cosmetic similar to rouge, used to add color to the cheeks.
  3. an edible mushroom, Amanita rubescens, that turns from yellow to red when touched.
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Origin of blusher

First recorded in 1655–65; blush + -er1
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Related Words for blusher

rose, flaming, maroon, glowing, cardinal, crimson, coral, wine, pink, cherry, sanguine, carmine, brick, blooming, blush, rust, copper, russet, puce, bittersweet

Examples from the Web for blusher

Historical Examples of blusher

  • Hay speaks of it as being eaten in England, where it is called the "Blusher."

    Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous

    Thomas Taylor

  • The sink was powdered with blusher and marked with lipstick and mascara residue.

British Dictionary definitions for blusher


  1. a cosmetic applied to the face to imbue it with a rosy colour
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