scarlet

55 ENTRIES FOUND:

1scar·let

noun \ˈskär-lət\

: a bright red color

Full Definition of SCARLET

1
:  scarlet cloth or clothes
2
:  any of various bright reds

Origin of SCARLET

Middle English scarlat, scarlet, from Anglo-French escarlet, from Medieval Latin scarlata, from Persian saqalāt, a kind of rich cloth
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with SCARLET

2scarlet

adjective

Definition of SCARLET

1
:  of the color scarlet
2
a :  grossly and glaringly offensive <sinning in flagrant and scarlet fashion — G. W. Johnson>
b [from the use of the word in Isa 1:18 & Rev 17:1–6(Authorized Version)] :  of, characterized by, or associated with sexual immorality <a scarlet woman>

First Known Use of SCARLET

14th century

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