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1. scarlet

adjective. ['ˈskɑːrlət'] of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.

Synonyms

  • ruddy
  • crimson
  • reddish
  • cherry
  • red
  • carmine
  • blood-red
  • chromatic
  • cerise
  • ruby
  • cherry-red

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • uncolored
  • bloodless
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • escarlate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scarlatum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Scarlet

  • starlet
  • marlatt
  • harlot
  • charlotte
  • charlot

Example sentences of the word scarlet


1. Adjective
Keep in mind that fire-engine and scarlet tones can make teeth look yellow.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Flags will also have scarlet and yellow streamers, with tassels at each end.

Quotes containing the word scarlet


1. But you're the only one, Scarlet. You'll always be the only one.
- Marissa Meyer, Scarlet

2. When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
- Hilaire Belloc

3. You are my whole heart, Scarlet. And this is breaking it.'My heart cracked open and clear dropped out of me. My mouth opened, and I looked round me and stamped my foot. 'Does this look like a good time to tell me that, you damn stupid boy?' I meant to sound mean but my voice wobbled. 'Now?'He gave a little smile. 'My foul-mouthed warrior.
- A.C. Gaughen, Scarlet

2. scarlet-pink

adjective. of pink tinged with scarlet.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

3. scarlet-crimson

adjective. of crimson tinged with scarlet.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

4. scarlet

noun. ['ˈskɑːrlət'] a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge.

Synonyms

  • red
  • vermilion
  • redness

Antonyms

  • paper profit
  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray

Etymology

  • escarlate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scarlatum (Latin)
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