1. Having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies; SYN. reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet.
2. Red with or characterized by blood.
3. (Used of hair or fur) Of a reddish brown color; reddish.