Word of the Day: Red

red / red   adjective  
  1. of the hue resembling the primary color at the warm end of the spectrum
The red sun was pasted in the sky like a wafer. From ‘The Red Badge of Courage’ by Stephen Crane, 1871-1900  
  1. having the warmest primary color as a distinguishing hue
A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses. Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900  
  1. flushed; ruddy
…when she looked into his funny face with the red cheeks and round blue eyes she forgot that she had felt shy. From ‘The Secret Garden’ by Frances Hodgson Burnett, 1849-1924  
  1. bloodshot
Her skin was colorless and her eyes were red with tears. From ’33 Miracles’ by A.P. Vasko, ?-  
  1. glowing
When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. Albert Einstein, 1879-1955   noun  
  1. the warmest primary color on the spectrum
The color red is associated with romance and blood, but not at the same time. Dov Davidoff, 1973-  
  1. clothing with the hue of the warmest primary color
When in doubt, wear red. Bill Blass, 1922-2002  
  1. the condition of showing a loss
When a film company is in the red, they come to me. Bela Lugosi, 1882-1956