from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of the color of flame; of a bright orange yellow color.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the color of flames.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having the brilliant orange-red color of flames
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From his willowy legs encased in Prussian-blue, tight trousers to his flame-colored hair, Mr. Soller's resemblance to the dead boy genius in Henry Wallis's painting "The Death of Chatterton" leaves us with an image stronger even than Gogol's/Harrower's words.
Their flame-colored feather configurations were brilliant in the afternoon light.
His uniform and his flame-colored hair served as inspiration for his stage name “Red Buttons” — a name he would use for his entire career.
With her slight frame, flame-colored hair and ivory skin, she seems frail and fey.
The shoulders of his flame-colored raincoat were soon soaked.
They were heading straight for an enormous wall of flame-colored rock.
But when she and Jack had returned that summer, Ellen feeling especially grown-up, hand in hand with her first-ever lover, Hannah had been waiting for them, sitting on the front step in a pair of white denim shorts and a halter top, her flame-colored hair swinging down her back, grazing her sun-drenched shoulders.
I spotted Alison Jennings, sultry in a mint green satin gown that looked perfect against her alabaster skin and flame-colored hair, as she slipped into a chair next to her husband and whispered in his ear.
There was no mistake; it was exactly as she remembered, a lizard-like creature that glowed a brilliant, flame-colored yellow, with fiery blue eyes.
Boeuf bourguignon, whose recipe stretches across three pages in Mastering, becomes a character in the film (made in that iconic flame-colored Le Creuset casserole I have to this day).
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