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.
Just blame Mercury when you stumble red-faced into meetings with your skirt tucked into your knickers'
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.
Firas Alkhateeb, 20, is far from one of the red-faced protesters who have shouted down Democratic politicians at constituent meetings, nor is he a smug young conservative standing against his Obama-enthralled peers.
The red-faced man bags Yorks and Delicious; his wife polishes the warts
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.
Spanish police have been left red-faced after more than 100kg of drugs were stolen from police headquarters in Seville and replaced with talcum powder.
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.
RED-faced tax bosses have been forced to extend the deadline for filing online tax returns after their website crashed.
Into 2008 and every military recruit for a decade has his or her details stolen in Edgbaston and yet red-faced bunglers fail to own up to this security nightmare for nearly a fortnight, presumably in the hope that a laptop might turn up.
IN reply to the letter from Les Carr, (ECHO, Sept 14), I am one of the "middle aged women" overweight, red-faced and a smoker walking my dog with its big head, thick neck and huge mouthful of teeth.
A red-faced, angry barley baron railing against the EU for cutting his subsidy to a mere [pounds sterling] 50,000 an acre?
To the red-hot rhetoric of red-faced pundits who trade insults for insight and package meanness as meaning.