carroty

[ kar-uh-tee ]
/ ˈkær ə ti /
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adjective

like a carrot, as in color, flavor, or shape.

Nearby words

  1. carrot,
  2. carrot and stick,
  3. carrot fly,
  4. carrot-and-stick,
  5. carrot-top,
  6. carrousel,
  7. carry,
  8. carry a torch for,
  9. carry a tune,
  10. carry away

Origin of carroty

First recorded in 1690–1700; carrot + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for carroty

carroty

/ (ˈkærətɪ) /

adjective

of a reddish or yellowish-orange colour
having red hair
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Word Origin and History for carroty

carroty

adj.

1690s, "red-haired," from carrot (n.) + -y (2).

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