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Rosy

[roh-zee] /ˈroʊ zi/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Rose.
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British Dictionary definitions for rosys

rosy

/ˈrəʊzɪ/
adjective rosier, rosiest
1.
of the colour rose or pink
2.
having a healthy pink complexion: rosy cheeks
3.
optimistic, esp excessively so: a rosy view of social improvements
4.
full of health, happiness, or joy: rosy slumbers
5.
resembling, consisting of, or abounding in roses
Derived Forms
rosily, adverb
rosiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for rosys

rosy

adj.

late 14c., of a color, from rose (n.1) + -y (2), probably modeled on Old French rose. From 1590s of healthy complexions; 1775 in the sense "cheerful;" meaning "promising" is from 1887. Cf. Middle Dutch rosich, Dutch rozig, German rosig.

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Slang definitions & phrases for rosys

rosy

adjective

  1. Slightly drunk; tiddly (1905+)
  2. Promising; favorable; copacetic: Things look rosy now (1887+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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