- somewhat red; tending to red; tinged with red.
Origin of reddish
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Examples from the Web for reddish
Instead, they are blobs of reddish stars without any particular structure.The Care and Feeding of Baby Giant Galaxies
Matthew R. Francis
May 25, 2014
Her finely penciled lips are a coppery brown, playing off her salmon-colored suit and her reddish hair.Shirley MacLaine on ‘Bernie,’ ‘Downton Abbey,’ and Her Lifetime Achievments
April 25, 2012
Pedestrians dodge streams of reddish liquid in the streets, said to be pollution from tanneries.The Perils of Karachi
October 14, 2011
The Mann Ranges are very high and rough, and are composed of reddish granite.Explorations in Australia
Now the whole Cathedral was glowing with a reddish yellow light.The Dream
Then she glanced at a little jar full of a sort of reddish dye.The Fat and the Thin
It has a tendency to turn the milk or cream in which it is cooked to a reddish color.
Sometimes of a bright amethyst but usually of a reddish brown.
- somewhat red
Word Origin and History for reddish
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