Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • adj

Synonyms for blood-red

of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange)

References in classic literature ?
It was just like the East Wind's nature to inflict starvation upon the bodies of unoffending sailors, while he corrupted their simple souls by an exasperation leading to outbursts of profanity as lurid as his blood-red sunrises.
The horrible creature had no mouth that we could perceive, but, as if to make up for this deficiency, it was provided with at least four score of eyes, that protruded from their sockets like those of the green dragon-fly, and were arranged all around the body in two rows, one above the other, and parallel to the blood-red streak, which seemed to answer the purpose of an eyebrow.
The phial, to which I next turned my attention, might have been about half full of a blood-red liquor, which was highly pungent to the sense of smell and seemed to me to contain phosphorus and some volatile ether.
The danger was vivid and actual but without the stimulus of that blood-red background.
The old, blood-red haze through which his sire had glared at countless foes, floated before his eyes.
Then he ran to one of the cupboards in Valentine's room, which had been transformed into a medicine closet, and taking from its silver case a small bottle of nitric acid, dropped a little of it into the liquor, which immediately changed to a blood-red color.
That piratical-looking fellow, appropriately named the man-of-war's-hawk, with his blood-red bill and raven plumage, would come sweeping round us in gradually diminishing circles, till you could distinctly mark the strange flashings of his eye; and then, as if satisfied with his observation, would sail up into the air and disappear from the view.
Also she has a pretty blood-red heart, but it is made of stone--a ruby, I think--and so is rather hard and unfeeling.
La Luna Sangre' star Richard Gutierrez took a picture of the moon like a pro just as it was transitioning to its blood-red form, with a DSLR and magnifying lens.
Curses, golden alligators and a blood-red moon form the backdrop for Tumble Wilson (a girl) and Blue Montgomery (a boy), who are searching for their places in life.
As blood-red poppies show our binds, and gratitude, we're proud to wear.
The central foyer, gutsily painted navy blue, features several artworks that depict guns, while the black-carpeted, blood-red walled home theater has seven leather theater recliners on tiered platforms.
I SAW the Record's photo of the Queen walking among the vast field of blood-red poppies at the Tower of London.
The letter was handwritten in neat italic script in blood-red ink - and it was signed Jack the Ripper, which the killer described as his "trade name".
already had stuck to the ink of our blood-red past.