Definition of Seeing red

1. Noun. A state of irritation or annoyance.

Exact synonyms: Huff, Miff
Generic synonyms: Annoyance, Botheration, Irritation, Vexation
Derivative terms: Huffy, Miff



Lexicographical Neighbors of Seeing Red

seedstock
seedstocks
seedtime
seedtimes
seedy
seedy toe
seein'
seeing
seeing-eye dog
seeing-eye dogs
seeing eye ball
seeing eye dog
seeing fit
seeing in
seeing is believing
seeing red (current term)
seeing stars
seeing through
seeings
seek
seek-no-further
seek-no-furthers
seek and ye shall find
seek out
seek time
seekable
seeke
seeked
seeker

Literary usage of Seeing red

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1822)
"In the former case, seeing red, seeing blue, and seeing violet, may arise ; in the latter case, seeing red, seeing yellow, and seeing orange, may arise from ..."

2. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1822)
"In the former case, seeing red, seeing blue, and seeing violet, may arise ; in the ... In either case, seeing red may arise. the latter case, seeing red, ..."

3. Salvage by Owen Seaman (1909)
"... two following themes do not represent the author's own views or experience, but those of a person of strong anti-militarist tendencies.] i.—seeing red ..."

4. Go, Get 'em!: The True Adventures of an American Aviator of the Lafayette by William Augustus Wellman (1918)
"... CHAPTER XII seeing red IN air fighting, it has become almost axiomatic that battles come in bunches, and, as though to bear out the truth of this theory ..."

5. Go, Get 'em!: The True Adventures of an American Aviator of the Lafayette by William Augustus Wellman (1918)
"... CHAPTER XII seeing red IN air fighting, it has become almost axiomatic that battles come in bunches, and, as though to bear out the truth of this theory ..."

6. The Religion of Old Glory by William Norman Guthrie (1919)
"CHAPTER III ON seeing red AND THE CRY OF CRIMSON NOW that we know what stripes are, we will consider the special meaning they acquire, over and above their ..."

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