Definition of violet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    violet

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈvaɪələt//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a small wild or garden plant with purple or white flowers with a sweet smell that appear in spring
  2. 2 [uncountable] a blue-purple color dressed in violet
violetadjective
 
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1 violet eyesIdioms
a shrinking violet(humorous)
 
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2a way of describing a very shy person