Meaning of purple

Definition of purple

(adj) of a color intermediate between red and blue
excessively elaborate or showily expressed; "a writer of empurpled literature"; "many purple passages"; "an over-embellished story of the fish that got away"
belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
(noun) a purple color or pigment
(in ancient Rome) position of imperial status; "he was born to the purple"
(Roman Catholic Church) official dress of a cardinal; so named after the Tyrial purple color of the robes
(verb) become purple

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