fuchsia fuchsia

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various tropical shrubs widely cultivated for their showy drooping purplish or reddish or white flowers; Central and South America and New Zealand and Tahiti

Usage(s):

  1. As a cosmetics buyer at Macy's in the early '80s, Bravo noted the sudden proliferation of fuchsia in fashion.
  2. At Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld kicked in a fuchsia cocoon coat--an iconic Balenciaga look.
  3. At Chicago, crowds jostled for peeks at its spiral staircase and its underbelly cocktail lounge with fuchsia-colored seats.

News

  1. Surprise donation saves prom at school still reeling from Sandy

    By Chiara Sottile, NBC NewsQUEENS, N.Y. -- Desiree Coombs lifted the skirt of her full-length fuchsia gown and curtsied through the dark blue drapes of the impromptu dressing room. With a wide smile, she indulged the semicircle of supportive onlookers with a twirl and a swish in her dress."This is it. This feels great,” she said, looking over her shoulder into a full-length mirror.As other ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. UO as garden: 'It’s perfect for rhodys here'

    There are hundreds of rhododendrons on the University of Oregon campus. Their colors range from bright fuchsia to light yellow and white. They are tall, short, sparse, and thick, with strong or mild fragrance. There is as much diversity between each rhododendron bush as there is in the campus population.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KVAL Eugene

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Quotes

  1. "Commemorating four decades of Challenger performance, the new R/T Classic and SRT8 Furious Fuchsia editions modernize one of the most memorable hues from 1970 to create a modern muscle-car that exudes more performance, passion and even more...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Ralph Gilles Source: The Province

  2. "I'm crazy about this hot shade of orange I'm using. And a punchy yellow and fuchsia," says Nanette Lepore on the phone from New York. "We need the romance of childhood, a carefree summer next year, one that's romantic and feminine."
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Nanette Lepore Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "This one is for Atalanta (to be sung by Jessica Aszodi)," Cooper says. "She's the vampish, jealous younger sister of the main love interest Romilda (played by Tiffany Speight and scheduled to wear the fuchsia silk) and I'm basing her on Dita...
    on Aug 6, 2009 By: Trelise Cooper Source: The Age

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