red-faced

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red-faced

1. Blushing from embarrassment. I was completely red-faced when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class. Oh, Mike definitely likes you—he gets red-faced every time you're around!
2. Having a rosy complexion due to strenuous activity. When I got home from school, I found my father all red-faced and yelling at my brother. I was red-faced after lugging that armchair into the house all by myself.
References in classic literature ?
On the hither side of the white ribbon dividing off the seats reserved for the families he saw Beaufort, tall and redfaced, scrutinising the women with his arrogant stare.
THERESA May was left redfaced yesterday when Angela Merkel said she was still "curious" about what Britain wants from Brexit.
d, red-I'd left before I realised but I returned, redfaced, to fess up.
A recent ramble certainly made me aware of the number of cyclists who do not use it for this purpose but whose main aim is to get as far as possible as quickly as possible, and are on some occasions on a redfaced inconsiderate "mission".
The disclosure will leave Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar redfaced after he launched a campaign urging the public to inform on cheats.
The tribals with whom Amit Shah had lunch have switched loyalties within a week, leaving BJP embarrassed and redfaced at the same time.
Yet bungling workers were left redfaced when they mis-spelt Bournville twice on signs placed at the junctions of Pershore Road and Bournville Lane.
Two weeks ago the Telegraph reported that redfaced council bosses had admitted the borough council's grass-cutting programme was behind schedule after receiving an influx of residents' complaints.
After organisers apologised for that boo-boo, they were left redfaced again as this time Chile suffered at the hands of the inept PA people.
A FIRM has been left redfaced after crooks seemingly strolled onto its base and pinched more than PS1,200 of kit without anyone noticing.
And now the Red Devils are going to be left redfaced as the Spain winger thrives in the Premier League.
Last year Andy and Dan sought funding from the Dragons but when the show aired in February, the duo were left redfaced.
LAHORE -- A Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) activist was left redfaced when slip of the tongue landed her in trouble.
IT WAS not on a par with Santiago Vergini's spectacular own goal for Sunderland at Southampton, but Whickham Sporting's David Clasper was left similarly redfaced after putting into his own net at Rutherford - his former club.
He's left redfaced when the fire brigade - with Leela on duty - have to rescue him.