ros·​i·​ly | \ ˈrō-zə-lē How to pronounce rosily (audio) \

Definition of rosily

1 : in an optimistic manner
2 : with a rosy color or tinge

Examples of rosily in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The author credits the eventual recovery to the support of a loving family, rosily pictured in this book. Judith Martin, WSJ, "‘Betty Ford’ Review: A Number-One First Lady," 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, "Say It With Me: Eric Schneiderman's Replacement Needs to Be a Woman," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of rosily

1809, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rosily.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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