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Rosy

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

rosy

adjective rosier or rosiest
  1. of the colour rose or pink
  2. having a healthy pink complexionrosy cheeks
  3. optimistic, esp excessively soa rosy view of social improvements
  4. full of health, happiness, or joyrosy slumbers
  5. resembling, consisting of, or abounding in roses
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Derived Formsrosily, adverbrosiness, 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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