Blush meaning

blŭsh
Makeup used on the face and especially on the cheekbones to give a usually rosy tint.
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To be or become rosy.
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To reveal by blushing.
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To redden.
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To become red in the face from shame, embarrassment, or confusion.
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A reddening of the face, as from shame.
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Any of various cosmetic powders, creams, etc., traditionally pink or reddish, applied to the face, esp. the cheeks, to give added color.
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An act of blushing.
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A glance, look, or view.

Thought the painting genuine at first blush.

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To be ashamed or embarrassed.
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A rosy color.

The blush of youth.

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Rosy.

Blush-pink.

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(uncountable) A sort of makeup, frequently a powder, used to redden the cheeks. Confer rouge.
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A color between pink and cream.

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(intransitive) To redden in the face from shame, excitement or embarrassment.
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(intransitive) To become red.
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To suffuse with a blush; to redden; to make roseate.
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To express or make known by blushing.
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(intransitive) To have a warm and delicate colour, like some roses and other flowers.
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The collective noun for a group of boys.

A blush of boys.

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The definition of a blush is when the face becomes red either from shame or shyness.

A woman's face turning red after being told she's beautiful is an example of a blush.

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Blush means to turn red, usually in the face, from shyness or embarrassment.

A person's face turning red because someone walks in on them while showering is an example of to blush.

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To become red in the face, especially from modesty, embarrassment, or shame; flush.
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To become red or rosy.
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To feel embarrassed or ashamed.

Blushed at his own audacity.

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A reddening of the face, especially from modesty, embarrassment, or shame.
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A red or rosy color.

The blush of dawn.

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at first blush
  • at first sight; without further consideration
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of blush

  • Middle English blushen from Old English blyscan bhel-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English blyscan. Cognate with Old Norse blys (“torch”) and Danish blus (“blaze”).

    From Wiktionary

  • 1486 Dame Julia Barnes. The Book of St Albans.

    From Wiktionary