1. Having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies; SYN. reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet.
2. Red with or characterized by blood.
3. (Used of hair or fur) Of a reddish brown color; reddish.
The quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood; SYN. redness.
Informal term for a leftist, revolutionary, or communist, which originated in the 19th century in the form “red republican”, meaning a republican who favored a social as well as a political revolution, generally by armed violence. Red is the color adopted by socialist and communist parties.
To be soft on these political philosophies, one is thereby tainted “pink”.
Levičar, revolucionar, komunist.