Meaning of ablush in English:


Pronunciation /əˈblʌʃ/


literary predicative
  • Blushing.

    ‘Presently Rowena returned, all ablush with joyous excitement, and begged for a rereading of the letter.’
    • ‘As this issue of TIME closed, our editorial staff discovered it had some lovely reasons for an impromptu party: three orchid-decked researchers ablush and abeam with plans for marriage.’
    • ‘There doesn't seem to be a blushing smiley on this forum, but trust me, I am all ablush!’
    • ‘Mademoiselle was all ablush with delight at the discovery that she was not an old woman after all, but on occasion could still look as girlish as she felt.’
    • ‘Start with careful examination of a baby's gums: it's quite possible that they look swelled and ablush.’