Carmine vs. Crimson

Carmine vs. Crimson — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Carmine and Crimson

Carminenoun

A strong to vivid red.

Crimsonnoun

A deep to vivid purplish red to vivid red.

Carminenoun

A crimson pigment derived from cochineal.

Crimsonverb

To make or become deeply or vividly red.

Carmineadjective

Strong to vivid red.

Crimsonnoun

A deep, slightly bluish red.

Carminenoun

A purplish-red pigment, made from dye obtained from the cochineal beetle; carminic acid or any of its derivatives.

Crimsonadjective

Having a deep red colour.

Carminenoun

A purplish-red colour, resembling that pigment.

Crimsonadjective

Immodest.

Carmineadjective

Of the purplish red colour shade carmine.

Crimsonverb

(intransitive) To become crimson or deep red; to blush.

Carminenoun

a variable color averaging a vivid red

Crimsonverb

(transitive) To dye with crimson or deep red; to redden.

Carmineverb

color carmine

Crimsonnoun

a deep and vivid red

Carmineadjective

having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Crimsonverb

turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame;

The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

Crimsonadjective

having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Crimsonadjective

characterized by violence or bloodshed;

writes of crimson deeds and barbaric daysfann'd by Conquest's crimson wingconvulsed with red rage

Crimsonadjective

(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion;

crimson with furyturned red from exertionwith puffy reddened eyesred-faced and violentflushed (or crimson) with embarrassment