verb (used with object), rouged, roug·ing.
verb (used without object), rouged, roug·ing.
- rouen lilac,
- rouge croix,
- rouge dragon,
- rouge et noir,
- rouget cell,
- rouget de lisle
Origin of rouge1
Examples from the Web for rouged
They were propped up on pillows, in clean hospital nighties, with rouged cheeks.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
But she was rouged, her lips were painted, several times she had shown her knees, and she seemed incapable of shyness.Leonora|Arnold Bennett
The cheeks had been rouged up to the eyes, which were picked out in violet ink.When It Was Dark|Guy Thorne
When you are rouged and powdered, you'll be as bold as a page.Sister Anne (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume X)|Charles Paul de Kock
Their cheeks were rouged, their eye-lashes painted, their eyes bright with wine.The Trail of '98|Robert W. Service
Word Origin for rouge
1753, in cosmetic sense, "blush," from French rouge "red coloring matter," noun use of adjective "red" (12c.), from Latin rubeus, related to ruber "red" (see red). Replaced native paint in this sense. The verb is attested from 1777. Related: Rouged; rouging. The same word had been borrowed from French in Middle English with the sense "red color; red" (early 15c.).