Examples from the Web for carmine
Cooper and Renner are solid as the loose cannon Richie and the upstanding Carmine, respectively.‘American Hustle’: A Sexy, Gleefully Chaotic Caper Starring Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence|Marlow Stern|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He went on: “We told her (Carmine) that Jacintha was admitted to hospital for blood pressure problems.”Tragic Kate Middleton Nurse Had Made Two Previous Suicide Attempts|Tom Sykes|December 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Or Mr. Carmine, a Yonkers toupee-maker with a thick Italian accent and a (very) full head of gray hair.In ‘Mansome,’ Morgan Spurlock Takes On Modern Masculinity|Jessica Bennett|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But in the book, Father Carmine just has one unhealthy tabby cat.
Young leaves lightly tinged on lower side and along margin of upper side with a faint trace of carmine.The Grapes of New York|U. P. Hedrick
Half a drachm of powdered drop lake may be substituted for the carmine where expense is an object.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
In the school of the Carmine in Venice Tiepolo has left one of his grandest displays.The Venetian School of Painting|Evelyn March Phillipps
The vivid contrast of olive cheeks, carmine lips and dark eyes, gave stress to her slender sensuousness.The Lighted Match|Charles Neville Buck
Those full, sensitive lips that showed like a splash of carmine in the clear pallor of her face!The Romance of a Plain Man|Ellen Glasgow
British Dictionary definitions for carmine
- a vivid red colour, sometimes with a purplish tinge
- (as adjective)carmine paint
Word Origin for carmine
Word Origin and History for carmine
1712, originally of the dyestuff, from French carmin (12c.), from Medieval Latin carminium, from Arabic qirmiz "crimson" (see kermes). Form influenced in Latin by minium "red lead, cinnabar," a word said to be of Iberian origin. As an adjective from 1737; as a color name from 1799.