at first blush

Definition of at first blush

  1. :  when first seen or considered At first blush, the proposal seems ridiculous.

Word by Word Definitions

firstplay
  1. :  preceding all others in time, order, or importance: such as

    :  earliest

    :  being the lowest forward gear or speed of a motor vehicle

  1. :  before another in time, space, or importance

    :  for the first time

    :  in preference to something else :  sooner

  1. :  something that is first: such as

    :  the first occurrence or item of a kind

    :  the first forward gear or speed of a motor vehicle

blushplay
  1. :  outward appearance :  view

    :  a reddening of the face especially from shame, modesty, or confusion

    :  a red or rosy tint

  1. :  to become red in the face especially from shame, modesty, or confusion

    :  to feel shame or embarrassment

    :  to have a rosy or fresh color :  bloom



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