brick red


: a moderate reddish brown

Examples of brick red in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web LaBar's car is brick red, which has the disadvantage of appearing black at night, and the additional disadvantage of being difficult to perceive peripherally. Oliver Broudy, Men's Health, 17 Aug. 2023 The Firenze comes in several fashion-forward hues, like butter yellow, brick red, and glossy black with contrasting details. Theresa Holland, Travel + Leisure, 16 Aug. 2023 For fall 2023, Miu Miu sent out brainy, librarian-chic models wearing a collection that mused on normcore, plus a slew of final looks wholeheartedly devoted to beaded, sequined briefs worn bare or layered on top of off-kilter hued tights in chartreuse and brick red. Kristen Bateman, ELLE, 14 Apr. 2023 Egg colors vary from light amber to brick red. Rita Nader Heikenfeld, The Enquirer, 7 Apr. 2023 In the chateau, Brault has created a room painted in celadon green and brick red where tea and cakes are served to visitors on old mismatched bone china. Claudine Doury, Smithsonian Magazine, 20 Oct. 2020 Warm creams pair better with the brick reds and denim blues omnipresent in American ceramic and textile antiques, as well as natural materials like linen, wool, and wood. Kate McGregor, ELLE Decor, 24 Mar. 2023 This pillow comes in classic fall colors like navy, mustard yellow, and brick red. Jennifer Carmichael, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Jan. 2023 Balla specified the colors on the asymmetrical panels: sunshine yellow, brick red and two shades of saturated green. Nancy Hass Luana Rigolli, New York Times, 13 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1748, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of brick red was in 1748

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“Brick red.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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