brick red


Definition of brick red

: a moderate reddish brown

Examples of brick red in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Surrounded by hot air in the oven, the fat in the bacon melts steadily and runs under and around all the slices, sizzling them from pink to brick red. New York Times, "These Bacon and Eggs Practically Cook Themselves," 23 Dec. 2020 Her sister would sometimes turn a dull brick red when another woman in the waiting room, due any minute now, went outside to chain‐smoke in the blooming courtyard. Patricia Lockwood, The New Yorker, "The Winged Thing," 23 Nov. 2020 Heimann then looked for green fabric to match the rest of the film’s palette, primarily made up of brick red, denim blue, and lots of browns. Irina Grechko,, "Inside The Vulnerable Rock And Roll Style Of Penny Lane," 14 Sep. 2020 The color teeters perfectly between candy-apple and brick red. Jessica Cruel, Allure, "Byredo Is Branching Out From Perfume With a New Makeup Line," 2 Sep. 2020 The two groups were also different colors, with the wild wings tending toward the darker, brick red and orange associated with strong migrators, while the other group had paler, yellow wings. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "Hand-Reared Monarch Butterflies Are Weaker Than Their Wild Cousins," 10 Apr. 2020 And the rest of it is pretty subtle, simple giving a bottom outline of green and a bottom fill a the Coyotes' brick red. Jeremy Cluff, azcentral, "NHL jersey power rankings: Arizona Coyotes' primary jersey baffles writers," 3 June 2020 The big, beautiful brick red book features 550 regional home cooking recipes with food rituals and folklore collected over 30 years. Louisa Chu,, "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

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First Known Use of brick red

1748, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jan 2021

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English Language Learners Definition of brick red

: a brownish-red color
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