adjective Date: 14th century tinged with red • reddishness noun

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  • Reddish — ] Reddish s position north of the Tame means it was historically part of Lancashire.] In 1974 Stockport and several adjacient territories became a unified metropolitan borough in the newly created metropolitan county of Greater… …   Wikipedia

  • Reddish — Red dish (r?d d?sh), a. Somewhat red; moderately {red}. {Red dish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reddish — (spr. réddisch), ehemals Stadt in Lancashire (England), seit 1901 mit Stockport (s. d.) vereinigt …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • reddish — (adj.) late 14c., from RED (Cf. red) (1) + ISH (Cf. ish). Related: Reddishness …   Etymology dictionary

  • reddish — [red′ish] adj. somewhat red reddishness n …   English World dictionary

  • Reddish — Recorded in many spelling forms including Radage, Radish, Raddish, Reddish, and Redditch, this is an English surname. It is locational from either a Reddish in Lancashire, or Redditch in Worcestershire, or possibly for some nameholders an now… …   Surnames reference

  • reddish — [[t]re̱dɪʃ[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Reddish means slightly red in colour. He had reddish brown hair... A pale reddish glow lit the sky …   English dictionary

  • reddish — red ► ADJECTIVE (redder, reddest) 1) of a colour at the end of the spectrum next to orange and opposite violet, as of blood, fire, or rubies. 2) (of a person s face) red due to embarrassment, anger, or heat. 3) (of hair or fur) of a reddish brown …   English terms dictionary

  • reddish — adj. Reddish is used with these nouns: ↑beard, ↑brown, ↑colour …   Collocations dictionary

  • reddish — red|dish [ˈredıʃ] adj slightly red ▪ reddish brown lipstick …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • reddish — red|dish [ redıʃ ] adjective similar to red, or slightly red: reddish brown hair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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