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rouge

 (ro͞ozh)
n.
1. A red or pink cosmetic for coloring the cheeks or lips.
2. A reddish powder, chiefly ferric oxide, used to polish metals or glass.
v. rouged, roug·ing, roug·es
v.tr.
1. To put rouge onto: rouged her cheeks.
2. To color or prettify as if with a facial cosmetic: "Their job is to rouge up the war ... to turn the horror into cheering press releases" (Richard Corliss).
v.intr.
To use rouge.

[French, from Old French, red, from Latin rubeus; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

rouge

(ruːʒ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a red powder, used as a cosmetic for adding redness to the cheeks
2. (Elements & Compounds) short for jeweller's rouge
vb (tr)
(Clothing & Fashion) to apply rouge to
[C18: from French: red, from Latin rubeus]

rouge

(ruʒ)

n., v. rouged, roug•ing. n.
1. any of various red cosmetics for coloring the cheeks or lips.
2. a reddish powder, chiefly ferric oxide, used for polishing metal, glass, etc.
v.t.
3. to color with rouge.
4. to cause to blush.
v.i.
5. to use rouge.
[1475–85; < French: red < Latin rubeus; akin to red]

rouge

- Rouge can also be called paint.
See also related terms for paint.

rouge


Past participle: rouged
Gerund: rouging

Imperative
rouge
rouge
Present
I rouge
you rouge
he/she/it rouges
we rouge
you rouge
they rouge
Preterite
I rouged
you rouged
he/she/it rouged
we rouged
you rouged
they rouged
Present Continuous
I am rouging
you are rouging
he/she/it is rouging
we are rouging
you are rouging
they are rouging
Present Perfect
I have rouged
you have rouged
he/she/it has rouged
we have rouged
you have rouged
they have rouged
Past Continuous
I was rouging
you were rouging
he/she/it was rouging
we were rouging
you were rouging
they were rouging
Past Perfect
I had rouged
you had rouged
he/she/it had rouged
we had rouged
you had rouged
they had rouged
Future
I will rouge
you will rouge
he/she/it will rouge
we will rouge
you will rouge
they will rouge
Future Perfect
I will have rouged
you will have rouged
he/she/it will have rouged
we will have rouged
you will have rouged
they will have rouged
Future Continuous
I will be rouging
you will be rouging
he/she/it will be rouging
we will be rouging
you will be rouging
they will be rouging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rouging
you have been rouging
he/she/it has been rouging
we have been rouging
you have been rouging
they have been rouging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rouging
you will have been rouging
he/she/it will have been rouging
we will have been rouging
you will have been rouging
they will have been rouging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rouging
you had been rouging
he/she/it had been rouging
we had been rouging
you had been rouging
they had been rouging
Conditional
I would rouge
you would rouge
he/she/it would rouge
we would rouge
you would rouge
they would rouge
Past Conditional
I would have rouged
you would have rouged
he/she/it would have rouged
we would have rouged
you would have rouged
they would have rouged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rouge - makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeksrouge - makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
makeup, make-up, war paint - cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
Verb1.rouge - redden by applying rouge to; "she rouged her cheeks"
make up - apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier; "She makes herself up every morning"
Translations

rouge

[ruːʒ]
A. Ncolorete m, carmín m
B. VT to rouge one's cheeksponerse colorete

rouge

[ˈruːʒ] nrouge m, rouge m à joues

rouge

nRouge nt
vt to rouge one’s cheeksRouge auflegen

rouge

[ruːʒ] nbelletto
References in classic literature ?
There were clothes scattered about on the floor, and hopeless confusion everywhere--boxes of rouge and bottles of perfume mixed with hats and soiled dishes on the dresser, and a pair of slippers and a clock and a whisky bottle on a chair.
Your uncle Silas knowed a family in Baton Rouge that knowed his people very well.
excepting the slightest possible touch of rouge on her cheeks) having been kept in reserve to disguise her the more effectually in her second part.
Begging pardon, sir," said the Griffin to Charley, "it's not - not - not ROUGE, is it?
But I can compare the effect of it, when on, to nothing but the probable effect of rouge upon the dead; so awful was the manner in which everything in him that it was most desirable to repress, started through that thin layer of pretence, and seemed to come blazing out at the crown of his head.
But I couldn't resist asking him, out of sheer waggery, whether he didn't think a touch of powder, and even, very judiciously applied, a touch of rouge, was an improvement to woman.
For the first and last time Cesarine observed him putting on with incredible art a suspicion of rouge.
Honore in order to purchase some rouge for Madame de Chevreuse.
Five minutes after, Andrea left the hotel, completely disguised, took a cabriolet, and ordered the driver to take him to the Cheval Rouge, at Picpus.
The cardinal's face had been painted by Bernouin; but the rouge, which glowed only on his cheeks, threw into stronger contrast the sickly pallor of his countenance and the shining yellow of his brow.
Rouge accentuates the natural paleness of her complexion.
I told them that if we only gave you a chance you would be a perfect talon rouge.