AskDefine | Define rouge

Dictionary Definition

rouge n : makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks [syn: paint, blusher] v : redden by applying rouge to; "she rouged her cheeks"

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From rouge.

Adjective

  1. Of a reddish pink colour.

Noun

  1. Red or pink makeup to add colour to the cheeks; blusher.
  2. A reddish pink colour.
    rouge colour:   

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Translations

makeup
color

Verb

  1. To apply rouge (makeup.)
    She rouged her face before setting out for the party.

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French

Etymology

rubeus.

Pronunciation

  • /ʁuʒ/

Adjective

rouge
  1. red (blood colour, coquelicot colour, fraise colour, etc.)
    Le sang est rouge. - Blood is red.
  2. From an ideology symbolised by a red flag (communism, extrem left).
    L'armée rouge

Noun

fr-noun m

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Extensive Definition

Rouge may refer to:
In fictional characters:
rouge in French: Rouge (homonymie)
rouge in Italian: Rouge
rouge in Japanese: ルージュ
rouge in Swedish: Rouge

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

any color, base, carmine, clown white, cold cream, color, compact, cosmetics, crimson, drugstore complexion, erythema, eye shadow, eyebrow pencil, floridity, floridness, flush, foundation, foundation cream, glow, greasepaint, gules, hand cream, hand lotion, henna, high color, incarnadine, inflame, lip rouge, lipstick, madder, makeup, mantle, mascara, miniate, mudpack, nail polish, paint, pink, powder, powder puff, puff, red, red race, red-ink, redden, reddishness, redness, rose, rubify, rubor, rubric, ruddle, rufosity, rust, talcum, talcum powder, vanishing cream, vanity case, vermilion, war paint, warm
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