red

red [red]
n.
[ME < OE read, akin to Ger rot, ON rauthr < IE base * reudh-, red > Gr erythros, L ruber, rufus, red, rubere, to be red, OIr rūad, Lith raũdas, red]
1. a primary color, or any of a spread of colors at the lower end of the visible spectrum, varying in hue from that of blood to pale rose or pink: see COLOR
2. a pigment producing this color
3. [from the red flag symbolizing revolutionary socialism] [often R-] Informal a political radical or revolutionary; esp., a communist
4. anything colored red, as a red space on a roulette wheel, a red checker piece, or red clothing
5. short for RED WINE
6. Slang a red capsule of secobarbital, a barbiturate usually used in pl.
adj.
redder, reddest
1. having or being of the color red or any of its hues
2. having red hair
3.
a) having a reddish or coppery skin
b) florid, flushed, or blushing
c) bloodshot
d) sore; inflamed
4.
a) [often R-] politically radical or revolutionary; esp., communist
b) [R-] of the Soviet Union
5. of or designating RED WINE
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☆ in the red [from the practice of entering negative amounts in account books with red ink]
in debt or losing money
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☆ into the red
into debt or an unprofitable financial condition
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see red
Informal to be or become angry
redly
adv.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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