Definition of rosy
1a : of the color roseb : having a pinkish usually healthy-looking complexion : bloomingc : marked by blushes
2 : characterized by or tending to promote optimism a rosy outlook
Examples of rosy in a Sentence
rosy and cheerful after a day outside in the snow
that's a particularly rosy view of the economic situation, and one that may not be justified
Recent Examples of rosy from the Web
Of course, there’s a positive side to the trends: More saving and modest spending means households are in rosier financial health, which should help sustain the economy.
But perhaps their future as a couple isn't all that rosy.
In Wicomico County, where Salisbury is located, the numbers are rosier.
Rosy dresses, sandy-colored knits and jean jackets fill the racks of the shop.
Stephen Stills, also a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Crosby’s longtime band mate, all but sputters at such rosy assessments.
Blues and purples predominate in the mix of angelonia colors, but plant breeders have also brought us bright whites and rich, rosy pinks.
A rose-gold watch brings the bling without overwhelming rosy sunglasses.
It is widely seen as a sure thing that Nortel (NT) will meet its fourth-quarter expectations, but several analysts wonder if the company’s 2001 growth projections are overly rosy.
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First Known Use of rosy
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Definition of rosy for English Language Learners
: having a pink color
: having or producing hope for success or happiness in the future
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