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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 Letter

  • pipetter
  • tretter
  • sweater
  • stetter
  • fretter
  • yetter
  • wetter
  • vetter
  • vetere
  • tschetter
  • shetter
  • setter
  • schetter
  • retter
  • petter
  • petre
  • petr
  • netter
  • mettur
  • metter
  • ketter
  • jetter
  • getter
  • geter
  • fetter
  • detter
  • debtor
  • bettor
  • better

Example sentences of the word scarlet-letter


1. Noun Phrase
The novel deals with the long-term consequences of her affair and the stigma of wearing the scarlet letter.

2. Noun Phrase
Historically, dietary fats wore a scarlet letter for being "unhealthy."

2. 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)

3. letter

noun. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] a written message addressed to a person or organization.

Synonyms

  • PS
  • dead mail
  • missive
  • correspondence
  • name and address
  • address
  • postscript
  • open letter
  • form letter
  • text
  • crank letter
  • aerogramme
  • document
  • airmail letter
  • encyclical
  • mail
  • personal letter
  • dead letter
  • aerogram
  • covering letter
  • invitation
  • cover letter
  • encyclical letter
  • fan letter
  • business letter
  • epistle
  • textual matter
  • letter of intent
  • line
  • air letter
  • destination
  • round robin
  • chain letter

Antonyms

  • uppercase
  • superscript
  • subscript
  • lowercase

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. letter

noun. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech.

Synonyms

  • R
  • f
  • zayin
  • kaph
  • X
  • v
  • m
  • q
  • spelling
  • delta
  • upsilon
  • ezed
  • zed
  • ayin
  • g
  • descender
  • d
  • pe
  • S
  • kappa
  • grapheme
  • C
  • alphabetic character
  • O
  • M
  • theta
  • vowel
  • x
  • block capital
  • D
  • teth
  • samekh
  • pi
  • resh
  • qoph
  • ascender
  • mu
  • eta
  • heth
  • omicron
  • Z
  • P
  • y
  • graphic symbol
  • T
  • consonant
  • wye
  • sadhe
  • beth
  • G
  • nu
  • n
  • character
  • gamma
  • digram
  • beta
  • I
  • gimel
  • rho
  • phi
  • double-u
  • polyphonic letter
  • shin
  • psi
  • w
  • c
  • he
  • mem
  • N
  • zee
  • polyphone
  • initial
  • J
  • A
  • taw
  • K
  • lamedh
  • i
  • iota
  • r
  • U
  • H
  • k
  • letter of the alphabet
  • j
  • daleth
  • sin
  • xi
  • B
  • sigma
  • epsilon
  • l
  • yodh
  • omega
  • lambda
  • s
  • t
  • o
  • Q
  • h
  • khi
  • chi
  • digraph
  • b
  • z
  • zeta
  • L
  • block letter
  • ex
  • nun
  • waw
  • alphabet
  • tau
  • Y
  • izzard
  • aleph
  • u
  • alpha
  • e
  • V
  • E
  • W
  • a
  • F

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • juvenile
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. letter

verb. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] win an athletic letter.

Synonyms

  • garner

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • fashionable

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. letter

noun. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] an award earned by participation in a school sport.

Synonyms

  • accolade
  • laurels
  • varsity letter
  • honor
  • award

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • vowel
  • inconsistent
  • inharmonious

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. letter

verb. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] set down or print with letters.

Synonyms

  • print

Antonyms

  • original sin
  • actual sin

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. letter

noun. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire.

Synonyms

  • proprietor

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • last

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. letter

noun. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] a strictly literal interpretation (as distinct from the intention).

Antonyms

  • unimportant

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. letter

verb. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] mark letters on or mark with letters.

Antonyms

  • mortal sin

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))
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