(noun, verb)


1. a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health

Similar word(s): bloom, flush, rosiness

Definition categories: state, healthiness

2. sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)

Similar word(s): flush

Definition categories: act, reflex

Sentences with blush as a noun:

- blush colour:

- A blush of boys.


1. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame

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

Similar word(s): crimson, flush, redden

Definition categories: body, color, colour, discolor, discolour

2. become rosy or reddish

- her cheeks blushed in the cold winter air

Definition categories: change, redden