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Meaning of ROSY

Pronunciation:  'rowzee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  presaging good fortune; "she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school"; "rosy predictions"
  2. [adj]  blush colored; "blushful mists"
  3. [adj]  having the pinkish flush of health
  4. [adj]  reflecting optimism; "a rosy future"; "looked at the world through rose-colored glasses"
 

ROSY is a 4 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: auspicious, blooming, blushful, chromatic, flushed, fortunate, healthy, hopeful, optimistic, rose-cheeked, rose-colored, rosy-cheeked
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ros"y\, a. [Compar. {Rosier}; superl. {Rosiest}.]
Resembling a rose in color, form, or qualities; blooming;
red; blushing; also, adorned with roses.

      A smile that glowed Celestial rosy-red, love's proper
      hue.                                     --Milton.

      While blooming youth and gay delight Sit thy rosy
      cheeks confessed.                        --Prior.

Note: Rosy is sometimes used in the formation of
      self?xplaining compounde; as, rosy-bosomed,
      rosy-colored, rosy-crowned, rosy-fingered, rosy-tinted.

{Rosy cross}. See the Note under {Rosicrucian}, n.

 

 

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