Rosy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈroʊzi|  American pronunciation of the word rosy
Brit.  |ˈrəʊzi|  British pronunciation of the word rosy

adjective

- reflecting optimism(syn: rose-colored)

a rosy future

- having the pinkish flush of health (syn: flushed, rose-cheeked, rosy-cheeked)
- of blush color (syn: blushful)
- presaging good fortune(syn: fortunate)

rosy predictions

Examples

...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...

Letters to relatives in Europe painted a rosy picture of life in the United States.

a company that sees a rosy future for itself

Heaps of snow as the day advanced, bloomed with a rosy light.

That tender rosy tint jewelled the mountains and the stones.

The deadly paleness gave place to a deep and rosy suffusion.

The rosy bloom of her cheeks had faded.

Billy had rosy cheeks and blue eyes.

As long as the economy stays on course, the future looks rosy.

Sleep! Soft bedewer of infantine eyes, Pouter of rosy little lips!

the sky flushed with rosy splendor

I fall back dazzled at beholding myself all rosy red, / At having, I myself, caused the sun to rise.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: rosier
superlative: rosiest
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