|Origin:||blyscan 'to become red', from blysa 'flame'|
to become red in the face, usually because you are embarrassed:
Wilson saw she was watching him and blushed.
Joan blushed at the unexpected compliment.
Kate blushed scarlet.
to feel ashamed or embarrassed about something
blush to do something
I blush to admit that I haven't read it.
something so shocking that it would shock someone who is not normally easily shocked:
language that would make a sailor blush
a young woman on her wedding day - used humorously