Wiktionary:Word of the day/2020/October 18

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Writing star.svg

Word of the day
for October 18
incarnadine adj (archaic, literary)
  1. (originally) Of the pale pink or pale red colour of flesh; carnation.
  2. Of the blood-red colour of raw flesh; crimson.
  3. (figurative) Bloodstained, bloody.
  4. (generally) Of a red colour.

incarnadine n

  1. (originally) The pale pink or pale red colour of flesh; carnation.
    incarnadine:    
  2. The blood-red colour of raw flesh; crimson.
    incarnadine:  
  3. (generally) A red colour.

incarnadine v

  1. (transitive, originally) To make flesh-coloured.
  2. (transitive, also figurative) To make red, especially blood-coloured or crimson; to redden.
← yesterday | About Word of the DayNominate a wordLeave feedback | tomorrow →