What does the word redden mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To make red; flush.

Usage examples for redden

  1. The heat of the weather, his dress, and this exercise of pocket- rummaging had all combined to still further redden his face, which had changed from brick to beet, with a gloss of moisture on his brow. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. The instant she mentioned the relationship to which he had aspired in vain, she felt the blood tingling to her finger- tips, and she could see him redden under the shade of his soft felt hat. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  3. Especially after these poisonous berries fully ripen and the rigid stems which bear them thicken and redden, we cannot fail to notice them. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al