Definition of redden verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

redden

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈredn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈredn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they redden
BrE BrE//ˈredn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈredn//
 
he / she / it reddens
BrE BrE//ˈrednz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrednz//
 
past simple reddened
BrE BrE//ˈrednd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrednd//
 
past participle reddened
BrE BrE//ˈrednd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrednd//
 
-ing form reddening
BrE BrE//ˈrednɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrednɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] redden (something) to become red; to make something red The sky was reddening. He could feel his face reddening with embarrassment. He stared at her and she reddened.Extra examples She felt her cheeks redden as he spoke to her. As she started to get annoyed, she could feel herself reddening. Her arms had been reddened by the sun. His face reddened with embarrassment.
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