chinese red

Chi·nese red
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees red]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis rɛd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees red]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis rɛd/

Definitions of chinese red words

  • noun chinese red a bright red colour 3
  • noun chinese red (as adjective) 3
  • noun chinese red any of various shades of red, as chrome red or, esp., a brilliant orange-red 3
  • noun chinese red vermilion; orange red; red chrome. 1
  • noun chinese red A vivid red colour tinted with orange. 0
  • adjective chinese red Of a vivid red colour tinted with orange. 0

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Origin of chinese red

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95

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Parts of speech for Chinese red


chinese red popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chinese red usage trend in Literature

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