drowning/awash in red ink

Definition of drowning/awash in red ink

chiefly US

  1. :  deeply in debt

Word by Word Definitions

drownplay drowning
  1. :  to become drowned

    :  to suffocate by submersion especially in water

    :  to submerge especially by a rise in the water level

awashplay
  1. :  alternately covered and exposed by waves or tide

    :  washing about :  afloat

    :  covered with water :  flooded

  1. :  of the color red

    :  having red as a distinguishing color

    :  flushed especially with anger or embarrassment

  1. :  a color whose hue resembles that of blood or of the ruby or is that of the long-wave extreme of the visible spectrum

    :  red clothing

    :  one that is of a red or reddish color: such as

  1. : reduce; reduction

  1. :  a colored usually liquid material for writing and printing

    :  the black protective secretion of a cephalopod

    :  publicity

  1. :  to put ink on

    :  to draw or write on in ink

    :  sign


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