blush - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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present tense
present participleblushing
past tenseblushed
past participleblushed
  1. 1
    if you blush, your cheeks become red because you feel embarrassed or ashamed

    ‘A few of the girls were after me,’ he recalled, blushing slightly.

  2. 2
    formal to feel embarrassed or ashamed
    blush to do something:

    I blush to admit it, but it’s true.