Blusher vs Rouge - What's the difference?

blusher | rouge |

As nouns the difference between blusher and rouge

is that blusher is agent noun of blush; one who blushes while rouge is red or pink makeup to add colour to the cheeks; blusher.

As a adjective rouge is

of a reddish pink colour.

As a verb rouge is

to apply rouge (makeup).




(wikipedia blusher) (en noun)
  • Agent noun of blush; one who blushes.
  • Face]] makeup that makes the cheeks [[rosy, rosier.
  • Any of several closely related, edible species of the genus Amanita , including .
  • rouge


    (wikipedia rouge)


    (en adjective)
  • Of a reddish pink colour.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Red or pink makeup to add colour to the cheeks; blusher.
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  • Any reddish pink colour.
  • (Canadian football) A single point awarded when a team kicks the ball out of its opponent's end zone, or when a kicked ball becomes dead within the non-kicking team's end zone. Etymology uncertain; it is thought that in the early years of the sport, a red flag indicated that a single had been scored.
  • In the Eton College field game, a five-point score awarded for kicking the ball so that it deflects off one of the opposing players and goes beyond the opposition's end of the pitch, and then touching the ball.
  • (chemistry, archaic) A red amorphous powder consisting of ferric oxide, used in polishing and as a cosmetic; crocus; jeweller's rouge.
  • Synonyms

    * (makeup) blush


  • To apply rouge (makeup).
  • She rouged her face before setting out for the party.

    Derived terms

    * jeweller's rouge

    See also



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