Crimson vs. Scarlet

Crimson vs. Scarlet — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Crimson and Scarlet

Crimsonnoun

A deep to vivid purplish red to vivid red.

Scarletnoun

A strong to vivid red or reddish orange.

Crimsonverb

To make or become deeply or vividly red.

Scarletnoun

Scarlet-colored clothing or cloth.

Crimsonnoun

A deep, slightly bluish red.

Scarletadjective

Of a strong to vivid red or reddish orange.

Crimsonadjective

Having a deep red colour.

Scarletadjective

Flagrantly immoral or unchaste

scarlet thoughts.

Crimsonadjective

Immodest.

Scarletnoun

A bright red, slightly orange colour.

Crimsonverb

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

Scarletnoun

Cloth of a scarlet color.

Crimsonverb

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

Scarletadjective

Of a bright red colour.

Crimsonnoun

a deep and vivid red

Scarletadjective

Sinful or whorish.

a scarlet woman

Crimsonverb

turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame;

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

Scarletverb

To dye or tinge with scarlet.

Crimsonadjective

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

Scarletnoun

a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge

Crimsonadjective

characterized by violence or bloodshed;

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

Scarletadjective

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

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