Blush

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Blush Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
  • a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
  • turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
  • become rosy or reddish; "her cheeks blushed in the cold winter air"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health ,
  • sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)

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Blush Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Blush or rouge is a type of cosmetic put on the cheeks, usually in red or pink. It can be a powder or a cream. Blush is almost always used by girls and not often used by boys except for in acting.

Blush was first used by Egyptians in 3000 BC. In the 1800s, wearing cosmetics made people think a woman had bad character, so people from that time would pinch their cheeks to make them red.



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