brick red


Definition of brick red

: a moderate reddish brown

Examples of brick red in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

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 The packaging is in the same pastel color scheme as the palettes, and inside are tomato red, caramel, and brick red shades. Devon Abelman, Allure, "The Kylie Cosmetics Kourt Collection Is Officially Happening," 13 Apr. 2018 Since Flor is sold out, try checking out Lopez’s other moisturizing lipsticks that come in shades like Hibiscus (rosy pink), Dolce (toffee nude), Brandy (deep chocolate), and Besame (brick red). Shannon Barbour, The Cut, "Jennifer Lopez’s Makeup Collection Is Already Selling Out," 4 May 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'brick red.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of brick red

1748, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about brick red

Statistics for brick red

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for brick red

The first known use of brick red was in 1748

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for brick red

brick red


English Language Learners Definition of brick red

: a brownish-red color

Comments on brick red

What made you want to look up brick red? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to move or proceed with twists and turns

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!