US: /ˈpɝpəɫ/
UK: /pˈɜːpə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

purple /'pə:pl/
  • danh từ
    • màu tía, áo màu tía (của vua, giáo chủ...)
      • to be born of the purple: là dòng dõi vương giả
      • to be born to the purple: được tôn làm giáo chủ
    • (số nhiều) (y học) ban xuất huyết
    • tính từ
      • đỏ tía
        • to be purple with rage: giận đỏ mặt tía tai
      • hoa mỹ, văn hoa (văn...)
        • a purple passage in a book: một đoạn văn hoa mỹ một cuốn sách

    Advanced English dictionary

    + adjective
    1 having the colour of blue and red mixed together: a purple flower / bruise + His face was purple with rage.
    2 ~ prose / passage writing or a piece of writing that is too grand in style
    purple noun [U, C]: She was dressed in purple.

    Collocation dictionary


    almost | slightly


    bright, vivid | dark, deep, rich | light, pale


    purple in the face, purple with rage
    He turned purple with rage. > Special page at COLOUR

    Concise English dictionary

    purples'pɜrpl /'pɜː-
    +a purple color or pigment
    +of imperial status
    +become purple
    +color purple
    +of a color intermediate between red and blue
    +excessively elaborate or showily expressed
    +belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler