brick red

noun

Definition of brick red

: a moderate reddish brown

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The big, beautiful brick red book features 550 regional home cooking recipes with food rituals and folklore collected over 30 years. Louisa Chu, chicagotribune.com, "5 things about chef Musa Dağdeviren you may not have learned on Netflix’s ‘Chef’s Table’," 20 Aug. 2019 The brick red shade is almost burgundy and perfect for the girl who likes a red lip, but not too bold. Asia Milia Ware, Teen Vogue, "This New Beauty Brand Named Its Lipsticks After Iconic Black Women," 26 Apr. 2019 This year the Performer comes in brick red, in addition to black, green, and dark blue. John Loecke, ELLE Decor, "Shopping Guide: Outdoor Grills," 3 Apr. 2010 The shadow shades have appropriately wholesome-sounding names: Let the Show Begin (gold shimmer), Hug Me: (matte light brown), Hooray (slate shimmer), Oh Boy! (matte mauve), M is for Mischief (matte brick red), and Ah Shucks! (matte eggplant). Marci Robin, Allure, "Dose of Colors' Brand-New Mickey Mouse Makeup Collection Is Already Selling Out," 13 Nov. 2018 The Birthday Lip Trio has three shades: The After Party (electric tangerine), Shots (golden glittery red), and Victoria (a brick red, presumably named after Jenner's assistant). Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner's 21st Birthday Kylie Cosmetics Collection Is Her Most Personal Yet," 31 July 2018 The spring batch, which is on sale now, features a women’s eight-inch boot in plum, a men’s eight-inch boot with a dark ash brown upper and brick red sole, and a six-inch boot with a field olive upper and sail orange sole. Megan Friedman, Town & Country, "L.L. Bean Just Released Brand-New Designs for Its Beloved Duck Boots," 7 Apr. 2017 For a warmer option, Wendy Brown is a brick red with a hint of pink. Devon Abelman, Allure, "K-Pop Group Red Velvet and Etude House Just Launched the $10 Liquid Lipstick of Your Dreams," 4 May 2018 Many of her photos capture the confectionary colors of the scenery: a brick red wall, pale blue shutters. Emily Sundberg, The Cut, "Everyday Life Photographed in Senegal," 7 May 2018

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1748, in the meaning defined above

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brick red

noun

English Language Learners Definition of brick red

: a brownish-red color

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