blood-red blood-red

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. West Germany's Stern battles skeptics and former allies Though word of the story had spread for several days, the blood-red banner headline was startling.
  2. As a blood-red sun was sinking behind the thorn trees on the Zambezi escarpment, a lumbering Air Rhodesia Viscount airliner took off from Kariba on a flight to Salisbury.
  3. Iraq is slipping deeper into the blood-red waters of civil strife.

News

  1. Caribbean chicken burger with mango relish

    Like I have said in previous posts, I like to challenge myself daily. Previously, I had never had a chicken burger I liked. I am a red meat kind of guy through and through. To me, my burger should still have a nice, blood-red color before I eat it, so of course, chicken was always out of the question.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Observer-Reporter

  2. Actor who played ghoulish TV host Sammy Terry dies

    Bob Carter's Sammy Terry character was a fixture of Indianapolis television from 1962 to 1989, beginning each episode of "Nightmare Theater" on WTTV-TV by climbing out of a coffin with a trademark fiendish chuckle, wearing a blood-red cape and skullcap, and green makeup on his face.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Indianapolis Business Journal

  3. Dexter Season-Premiere Recap: Lost and Losing It

    This is how the end begins — a blood-red kite thrashing against an angry sky, set to the delicate strains of “What a Wonderful World.” Look closely and you’ll see a rainbow take shape as Dexter plays with his son. It’s a faint sign of hope. Looming larger is a ... More »        
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Vulture

Quotes

  • "There is a direct link between these blood-red gemstones and the bloodied robes of monks who were brutally suppressed when they took to the streets to demand democracy and human rights," Lantos said.
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: Tom Lantos Source: AFP

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