ros·​i·​ly ˈrō-zə-lē How to pronounce rosily (audio)
: in an optimistic manner
: with a rosy color or tinge

Examples of rosily in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And rather than paint Martell’s story rosily, Guyton reminded viewers of a sad truth. Justin Curto, Vulture, 10 June 2021 The author credits the eventual recovery to the support of a loving family, rosily pictured in this book. Judith Martin, WSJ, 12 Sep. 2018 In December he was rosily profiled in The New York Times for his work combatting the Trump administration’s most egregious legislation, including rollbacks of birth control coverage, a move celebrated by many prominent women’s rights activists. Kaylen Ralph, Glamour, 10 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1809, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rosily was in 1809

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Cite this Entry

“Rosily.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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