from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Embarrassed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a red face.
  • In ornithology, having the front of the head red: as, the red-faced or Pallas's cormorant, Phalacrocorax perspicillatus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective with a red face; flushed, due to emotional or physical causes.
  • adjective by extension embarrassed
  • adjective by extension inebriate
  • adjective by extension angry
  • adjective by extension flustered
  • adjective by extension exhausted

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
  • adjective having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset


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