What does the word scarlet mean?

Usage examples for scarlet

  1. It is, said Miss Bennett, suddenly turning scarlet; he's a disgrace! – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross
  2. The youth flushed scarlet. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  3. Will you allow me to consult with my chief, with the Scarlet Pimpernel, who is in Paris at the present moment? – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy