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Oxford dictionary definition of the word red:
adjective (redder, reddest)
1of a colour at the end of the spectrum next to orange and opposite violet, as of blood, fire, or rubies:
her red lips
the sky was turning red outside
(of a person or their face) flushed or rosy, especially with embarrassment, anger, or heat:
there were some red faces in headquarters
he went bright red
(of a person’s eyes) bloodshot or having pink rims, especially with tiredness or crying:
her eyes were red and swollen
(of hair or fur) of a reddish-brown colour:
her long, red hair
his hair was red
dated, offensive (of a people) having reddish skin.
of or denoting the suits hearts and diamonds in a pack of cards:
a red queen
(of wine) made from dark grapes and coloured by their skins:
a glass of red wine
denoting a red light or flag used as a signal to stop.
used to denote something forbidden, dangerous, or urgent:
the force went on red alert
(of a ski run) of the second-highest level of difficulty, as indicated by coloured markers on the run.
Physics denoting one of three colours of quark.
2 (Red) informal, chiefly derogatory communist or socialist (used especially during the Cold War with reference to the Soviet Union):
the era of nuclear anxiety, the red scare and covert CIA plots
3 archaic or literary involving bloodshed or violence:
red battle stamps his foot and nations feel the shock
4 (also red-blanket) South African (of a Xhosa) coming from a traditional tribal culture:
a red Xhosa wife spends several years in her mother-in-law’s homestead
Contrasted with school1.
[with reference to the blankets traditionally worn by the Xhosa people]
1 [mass noun] red colour or pigment:
their work is marked in red by the teacher
red clothes or material:
she could not wear red
2a red thing, in particular:
a red wine:
good Italian reds at affordable prices
a bottle of red
a red ball in snooker or billiards.
a red light.
3 (also Red) informal, chiefly derogatory a communist or socialist.
4 (the red) the situation of owing money to a bank because one has spent more than is in one’s account:
the company was £4 million in the red
[from the conventional use of red ink to indicate debt items]