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brick red

yellowish or brownish red.
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brick-red, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for brick red
  • Michelle opted for a true brick red, a hue that works on many skin tones.
  • The bedding is brick red or gold, and the accommodations are spacious.
  • Walls painted brick red alternate with real brick expanses.
  • It is an easily recognizable species, brick red in color with a flat coiled shell.
  • Their coloration varies from brick red to brown or light gray.
  • It is a large brick red complex of two attached buildings.
  • Carvers prize this durable yet relatively soft stone, which ranges in color from mottled pink to brick red.
  • brick red spots and olive green blotches occur on its sides.
  • Their coloration varies from shades of gray or brown to brick red.
  • Usually made of reddish brown to brick red clay with a rough or only moderately smoothed surface.
British Dictionary definitions for brick red

brick red

noun, adjective
  1. a reddish-brown colour
  2. (as adjective): a brick-red carpet
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