Words nearby violet
Origin of violet
Definition for violet (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for violet
The odd (though beautiful) pair here is Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who were a hit on the vaudeville circuit.Fall Broadway Preview: 'This Is Our Youth,' Bradley Cooper as ‘The Elephant Man,' and More|Janice Kaplan|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sutton Foster abandoned her usual perky personna to play scared and scarred in Violet, and voters may reward her effort.
Streep plays Violet Weston, a woman unraveled after her husband's suicide.Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Finally Collide in ‘August: Osage County’|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Not titillating sex, but, as Lulu and Violet both discover, the business of sex.
Instead, Violet is kidnapped and solid to a rival courtesan house, where she is trained by an older courtesan named Magic Gourd.
Like violets were her heavy eyelids, and underneath her sleeping eyes a violet shadow lay.A Book of Myths|Jean Lang
"I feared my presence might not be quite desirable just now, mamma," Violet said gayly, coming forward as she spoke.Elsie's Widowhood|Martha Finley
"I cannot write well enough," said Violet, looking up at him, with an extremely charming look.Japanese Literature|Various
Violet was wild to run away, as Jack had been, and so was quite a care.A Modern Cinderella|Amanda M. Douglas
Syngenesia: five stamens united by the anthers; as in the dandelion and violet.Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus|William MacGillivray
British Dictionary definitions for violet
- any of a group of colours that vary in saturation but have the same purplish-blue hue. They lie at one end of the visible spectrum, next to blue; approximate wavelength range 445–390 nanometres
- (as adjective)a violet dress
Derived forms of violetviolet-like, adjective
Word Origin for violet
Medical definitions for violet
Idioms and Phrases with violet
see shrinking violet.