KJV Dictionary Definition: crimson


CRIMSON, n. G. A deep red color; a red tinged with blue; also, a red color in general; as the virgin crimson of modesty.

He made the vail of blue, and purple, and crimson. 2 Chronicles 3.

CRIMSON, a. Of a beautiful deep red; as the crimson blush of modesty; a crimson stream of blood.

CRIMSON, v.t. To dye with crimson; to dye of a deep red color; to make red.

CRIMSON, v.i. To become of a deep red color; to be tinged with red; to blush.

Her cheeks crimsoned at the entrance of her lover.


CRIMSONED, pp. Dyed or tinged with a deep red.


CRIMSONING, ppr. Dyeing or tinging with a deep red.