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fire red

  1. a strong reddish-orange color.
  2. Also called fire red toner. a brilliant reddish-orange dye.
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Origin of fire red

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of 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.

  • I kept thinking of what a conspicuous thing a fire-red head is, and of how many people knew me.

  • The garnet, on the other hand, when of fire-red hue, is darker than any but the Siam ruby.