verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of crimson
OTHER WORDS FROM crimsoncrim·son·ly, adverbcrim·son·ness, noun
Words nearby crimson
Example sentences from the Web for crimson
He collects the posters — often found forgotten in attics and sheds — and works with a team of artists to fix them up, carefully washing the paper and brightening faded crimsons and teals, essentially bringing the works back to life.In a gray, empty Paris, this corner shop’s colorful posters transport you wherever you want to go|Lily Radziemski|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
The excellent, though cooler, weather continues for several weeks as the foliage turns crimson, gold, and orange, reaching its peak in early to mid-October.
As I sat at my office desk, watching the setting sun tint the cloudless sky a light crimson, my mind reached a chromatic, if mechanical, future.An Existential Crisis in Neuroscience - Issue 94: Evolving|Grigori Guitchounts|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
The coronavirus pandemic is rolling across America like a great crimson wave.As coronavirus soars, hospitals hope to avoid an agonizing choice: Who gets care and who goes home|Darryl Fears, Joel Achenbach, Brittney Martin|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
The restaurant sells its colorful handiwork — crimson tuna, fat-streaked salmon, finely scored squid glistening with flying fish roe — not by the piece but the box.Shibuya Eatery lives up to its name, bringing Tokyo street food to Adams Morgan|Tom Sietsema|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
“I like decorating my slaves,” she said, referencing the rope, her thin, crimson-coated lips peeling off her front teeth.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Try Nebraska, South Dakota, Alaska, and Arkansas; what you might call a crimson tide.One of the Midterms’ Little-Noticed Big Losers: The NRA|Cliff Schecter|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the Harvard Crimson noted, Byrne “had been bearing the brunt of the Harvard attack” all afternoon.
And the next film I saw you in was the very first R-rated film I saw in theaters: Crimson Tide.Viggo Mortensen Talks ‘The Two Faces of January,’ Blasts Fox News and Israel’s ‘State Terrorism’|Marlow Stern|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Crimson Room, players awoke in an unfamiliar room with no way of knowing how to escape.
A burning crimson flushed over the cheek of Wharton, as Louis uttered this ardent appeal to friendship and to Heaven.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Large divans of the richest crimson and violet brocades lined the walls, while ample curtains of the same served in lieu of doors.
In fact, a deep, wide stain showed crimson upon the bandages in which he had swathed his hand.Uncanny Tales|Various
In the clear light of a window at the woman's back, her hair, with a groundwork of crimson, was overshot with iridescent lights.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Many of the officials had on high-crowned hats decorated with bunches of feathers and crimson tassels.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
British Dictionary definitions for crimson
- a deep or vivid red colour
- (as adjective)a crimson rose