adjective, red·der, red·dest.
- radically left politically.
- (often initial capital letter) communist: Red China.
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Idioms for red
Origin of red1
OTHER WORDS FROM redred·ly, adverb
Definition for red (2 of 5)
verb (used with object), red, red·ding.
Definition for red (3 of 5)
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Definition for red (5 of 5)
Origin of -red
Example sentences from the Web for red
The red history of Anbar, and the rest of Iraq, will only get redder.Their Fight…But Our Legacy: The New Battle for Fallujah|John Kael Weston|January 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The more I gaze at it the plainer and redder that dawn becomes.The Brothers' War|John Calvin Reed
Merriton's flushed face went a shade or two redder, and he took an involuntary step forward.The Riddle of the Frozen Flame|Mary E. Hanshew
When your cheek the brightest glows, Is it redder than the rose?Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1|Edward William Cole
British Dictionary definitions for red (1 of 3)
adjective redder or reddest
verb reds, redding or redded
Derived forms of redredly, adverbredness, noun
Word Origin for red
British Dictionary definitions for red (2 of 3)
verb reds, redding, red or redded
British Dictionary definitions for red (3 of 3)
Word Origin for Red
Idioms and Phrases with red
In addition to the idioms beginning with red
- red carpet
- red cent
- red herring
- red in the face, be
- red tape
- catch red-handed
- in the red
- not worth a dime (red cent)
- paint the town red
- see red