rosy

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adjective \ˈrō-zē\

Definition of rosy

rosier

rosiest

  1. 1 a :  of the color rose b :  having a pinkish usually healthy-looking complexion :  blooming c :  marked by blushes

  2. 2 :  characterized by or tending to promote optimism <a rosy outlook>

rosiness

noun

Examples of rosy in a sentence

  1. <rosy and cheerful after a day outside in the snow>

  2. <that's a particularly rosy view of the economic situation, and one that may not be justified>

14th Century

First Known Use of rosy

14th century



ROSY Defined for English Language Learners

rosy

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adjective \ˈrō-zē\

Definition of rosy for English Language Learners

  • : having a pink color

  • : having or producing hope for success or happiness in the future


ROSY Defined for Kids

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Definition of rosy for Students

rosier

rosiest

  1. 1 :  having a pink color <Gabriel's rosy cheeks stayed pink, even when he slept. — Lois Lowry, The Giver>

  2. 2 :  promising, hopeful <He's a good student with a rosy future.>



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