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beet red

Definition of beet red

  1. :  red in the face especially from embarrassment <When she realized her mistake, she turned beet red.>



Variants of beet red

or

red as a beet

Word by Word Definitions

beetplay
  1. :  a biennial garden plant (Beta vulgaris) of the goosefoot family that includes several cultivars (as Swiss chard and sugar beet) and that has thick edible leaves with long petioles and often swollen purplish-red roots

    :  its root used especially as a vegetable, as a source of sugar, or for forage

  1. :  of the color red

    :  having red as a distinguishing color

    :  flushed especially with anger or embarrassment

  1. :  a color whose hue resembles that of blood or of the ruby or is that of the long-wave extreme of the visible spectrum

    :  red clothing

    :  one that is of a red or reddish color: as

  1. : reduce; reduction


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