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SCARLET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does scarlet mean? 

SCARLET (noun)
  The noun SCARLET has 1 sense:

1. a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge

  Familiarity information: SCARLET used as a noun is very rare.


SCARLET (adjective)
  The adjective SCARLET has 1 sense:

1. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

  Familiarity information: SCARLET used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCARLET (noun)


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Meaning:

A variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

orange red; scarlet; vermilion

Hypernyms ("scarlet" is a kind of...):

red; redness (red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood)


SCARLET (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Synonyms:

ruby-red; ruby; reddish; red; crimson; cherry-red; cherry; cerise; carmine; blood-red; scarlet; ruddy

Similar:

chromatic (being or having or characterized by hue)


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