Definition of LURID

Adjective : LURID

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) horrible in fierceness or savagery; "lurid crimes"; "a lurid life" ;

  • 2. (

    ) glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident" ;

  • 3. (

    ) shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke; "a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames" ;

  • 4. (

    ) ghastly pale; "moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence" ;


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