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Definition of Blush

Blush

  1. 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.
  2. To grow red; to have a red or rosy color.
  3. To have a warm and delicate color, as some roses and other flowers.
  4. To suffuse with a blush; to redden; to make roseate.
  5. To express or make known by blushing.
  6. A suffusion of the cheeks or face with red, as from a sense of shame, confusion, or modesty.
  7. A red or reddish color; a rosy tint.

Blush Quotations

My lady's presence makes the roses red, because to see her lips they blush for shame.
Henry Constable

I don't have to wear any other makeup as long as I have blush.
Victoria Justice

Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
Charles Dickens

One is never so dangerous when one has no shame, than when one has grown too old to blush.
Marquis de Sade

I'm really into a blush on the eyelid and on the high of the cheek. The singer of 'Cocteau Twins' used to do that - really pink eyelids. It added a little romance to the hard kind of street-edge clothes.
Chloe Sevigny
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Blush Translations

blush in Dutch is blozen, kleuren, rood worden
blush in French is rougir
blush in Latin is rubor
blush in Swedish is rodna