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Seeing red   /sˈiɪŋ rɛd/   Listen
Seeing red

noun
1.
A state of irritation or annoyance.  Synonyms: huff, miff.






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"Seeing red" Quotes from Famous Books



... desire to murder—"saw red," as some of our picturesque writers phrase it. Life in general might still be sacred, but life in the particular case of Thomas Mugridge had become very profane indeed. I was frightened when I became conscious that I was seeing red, and the thought flashed through my mind: was I, too, becoming tainted by the brutality of my environment?—I, who even in the most flagrant crimes had denied the justice and righteousness ...
— The Sea-Wolf • Jack London



Words linked to "Seeing red" :   botheration, irritation, annoyance, vexation



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