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Blush - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Blush' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Blush [ n.]
- A suffusion of the cheeks or face with red, as from a sense of shame, confusion, or modesty.
- A red or reddish color; a rosy tint.
2 . Blush [ v. i.]
- To become suffused with red in the cheeks, as from a sense of shame, modesty, or confusion; to become red from such cause, as the cheeks or face.
- To grow red; to have a red or rosy color.
- To have a warm and delicate color, as some roses and other flowers.
3 . Blush [ v. t.]
- To suffuse with a blush; to redden; to make roseate.
- To express or make known by blushing.

Meaning of 'Blush' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . blush [ v]
Meaning (1):
- become rosy or reddish
Example in sentence:
  • her cheeks blushed in the cold winter air
Meaning (2):
- turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
Example in sentence:
  • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by