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.
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Even more red-faced than I appeared in the paper, I stormed over to the sub-editors, demanding answers.
The white coats return To take the screen The red-faced lady trundles On with her tea.
Montevideo: Uruguay's President Jose Mujica was left red-faced Thursday after disparaging remarks apparently aimed at Argentine counterpart Cristina Kirchner and her late husband were picked up by an open microphone.
The red-faced - but uninjured - man was stuck for 15 minutes while fellow skiers took pictures until Vail staff could release him.
BOSSES at ITV were left red-faced after a mid-day football match turned the airwaves blue and resulted in full-frontal nudity being broadcast.
IN any normal summer you might think the epidemic of red-faced people littering the pages of the popular prints was due to a little too much sun.
His predecessor Tony Blair was left red-faced after it was revealed he received long massages from one-time topless model Carole Caplin.
And to his red-faced embarrassment, it was then pointed out to O'Neill that the journo's dictaphone was a sham and that this chap had merely held it aloft to the boss' mouth so that he looked the part!
By laughing at it, and not diving under the couch all red-faced, you show him you're a way-good sport.
The Royal Marines were left red-faced yesterday when one of their vessels struck the Black Middens as they led the Tall Ships out of the Tyne.
And the red-faced aristo faces further embarrassment if convicted - because he is the president of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).
Red-faced fathers unleash volleys of profanity until the gay employee they're assailing cuts a quick but telling glance at the man's pale and horrified children who are standing close by.
Conservatives--even, one suspects, the red-faced crew at National Review--have a ready explanation for Slander's best-selling status.
RED-faced dock bosses got that sinking feeling when a 218-tonne generator sank into pounds 1m worth of new Tarmac.
After the referendum, pro-EU Prime Minister Bertie Ahern of Ireland showed up red-faced at an EU summit meeting in Goteburg, Sweden.