- 1 [intransitive] to become red in the face because you are embarrassed or ashamed synonym go red blush (with something) (at something) to blush with embarrassment/shame She blushed furiously at the memory of the conversation. He looked away, blushing. + adj./noun He blushed crimson at the thought.
- 2 [transitive] blush to do something to be ashamed or embarrassed about something I blush to admit it, but I really like her music.
NAmE//blʌʃ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blush
he / she / it blushes
past simple blushed
-ing form blushing