Part of speech: noun

Cloth of a scarlet color.

Part of speech: adjective

Of a scarlet color.

Part of speech: noun

A brilliant red, inclining to orange.

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Usage examples "scarlet":

  1. It is, said Miss Bennett, suddenly turning scarlet; he's a disgrace! - "Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.", E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross.
  2. The youth flushed scarlet. - "Countess Erika's Apprenticeship", 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", Baroness Orczy.