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  Definition of purple
  1. a chromatic color between red and blue
  2. of imperial status; "he was born to the purple"
  3. color purple
  4. become purple
  5. of a color midway between red and blue
  6. belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag''s head"
  7. excessively elaborate or showily expressed; "a writer of empurpled literature"; "many purple passages"; "speech embellished with classical quotations"; "an over-embellished story of the fish that got away"
Similar Words: purpleness, empurpled, empurple, purpurate, violet, purplish, imperial, majestic, regal, royal, embellished, over-embellished

 

Hyponyms: mauve, reddish purple, royal purple, violet, reddish blue

 

Derivational Morphology: empurple, purpurate, purpleness, empurpled

 

Anagrams: puller

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: ljubičasta   Breton: limestra  
Danish: lilla   Dutch: purper  
Esperanto: purpuro   Finnish: sinipunainen  
French: violet   Frisian: pears  
German: purpur   Greek: μωβ  
Hebrew: סגול   Ido: violea  
Indonesian: ungu   Irish: corcairghorm  
Italian: porpora   Japanese:  
Latin: purpura   Latvian: purpurs  
Norwegian: lilla   Portuguese: roxo  
Romanian: purpuriu   Spanish: morado  
Swedish: lila   Turkish: mor  
Welsh: porffor  
 
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