Definition of scarlet :
1. A deep bright red tinged with orange or yellow, - of many tints and shades; a vivid or bright red color.
2. Cloth of a scarlet color.
3. Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread.
4. To dye or tinge with scarlet.
cherry red, florid, orange red, azure, avocado, amethyst, rubicund, amber, baby-blue, reddened, red-faced, chromatic, black, blood-red, blue, ruby-red, beige, bluish, sanguine, violent, reddish, alabaster
red (part of speech: adjective)
damask, scarlet ochre, brick, magenta, Austrian cinnabar, carnation, Chinese red, Majolica earth, wine-colored, pimento, flushed, orient red, maroon, paprika, oriental red, chrome scarlet, cherry, English vermilion, Austrian vermilion, radium vermilion, red, royal red, Turkey red, cerise, Persian red, cinnabar, cardinal, antimony vermilion, vermilion, Persian earth, French vermilion, Naples red, ruddy, ruby, pink, para vermilion, madder, carmine, orange vermilion, puce, poppy, copper, Chinese vermilion, blushing, chrome red, Prussian red, scarlet vermilion, crimson, Dutch vermilion, Indian red, Mandarin red
- The great banker's face was vivid scarlet. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
- They will speculate on consequences, when they see at court an ambassador whose robes are lined with a scarlet dyed in the blood of judges. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
- Whitney himself was a victim to severe illness in the winter of 1794. Scarlet fever raged that year in New Haven, Connecticut, where the manufacturing was being done, and many of the workmen in the gin factory were unable to work. - "Great Inventions and Discoveries", Willis Duff Piercy.