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Meaning of REDDEN

Pronunciation:  'redn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
  2. [v]  turn red or redder; "The sky reddened"
  3. [v]  make red; "The setting sun reddened the sky"

REDDEN is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: blush, crimson, flush
 See Also: blush, carmine, color, color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize, discolor, discolor, discolour, discolour, encrimson, madder, rubify, ruddle, vermilion



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Red"den\ (r?d"d'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reddened}
    (-d'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reddening}.] [From {Red}, a.]
    To make red or somewhat red; to give a red color to.
  2. \Red"den\, v. i.
    To grow or become red; to blush.
          Appius reddens at each word you speak.   --Pope.
          He no sooner saw that her eye glistened and her cheek
          reddened than his obstinacy was at once subbued. --Sir
                                                   W. SCott.