purple patch

World English Dictionary
purple patch
 
n
1.  Also called: purple passage a section in a piece of writing characterized by rich, fanciful, or ornate language
2.  slang a period of success, good fortune, etc

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: purple passion
Next Definition: purple pea
Words Near: purple patch
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for purple patch
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing purple patch
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature