rubicund

adjective
ru·​bi·​cund | \ ˈrü-bi-(ˌ)kənd How to pronounce rubicund (audio) \

Definition of rubicund

: ruddy

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Other Words from rubicund

rubicundity \ ˌrü-​bi-​ˈkən-​də-​tē How to pronounce rubicundity (audio) \ noun

Examples of rubicund in a Sentence

the rubicund face of his father the rubicund face of a man who clearly got a lot of fresh air and exercise

First Known Use of rubicund

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rubicund

Middle English rubicunde, from Latin rubicundus, from rubēre to be red; akin to Latin rubeus

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rubicund

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of rubicund

literary : having red or pink skin

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