- of or having a fresh, healthy red color: a ruddy complexion.
- red or reddish.
- British Slang. damned: a ruddy fool.
- British Slang. damned: He'd ruddy well better be there.
Origin of ruddy
Related Words for ruddiestblooming, crimson, florid, flush, flushed, fresh, full-blooded, glowing, healthy, pink, red, roseate, rosy, rubicund, sanguine, blowsy, reddish, ruby, scarlet
Examples from the Web for ruddiest
Historical Examples of ruddiest
He stooped, and with his lips just touched her hair where the firelight made it ruddiest.Song of the Lark
The hill-tops rejoicing will ere long be at their ruddiest, and blush Good-night.The French Revolution
Certain dissolute ones, who arrive at ruddiest blossom in a half-baked Western camp, made no secret of their satisfaction.The Sunset Trail
Alfred Henry Lewis
All I could do was stand and watch as he stirred up the coals, pulled out the ruddiest iron and turned toward me.The Repairman
Who ever thought the ruddiest lapful of apples a fair exchange for a cloud of sunlit blossom?Young Lives
Richard Le Gallienne
- (of the complexion) having a healthy reddish colour, usually resulting from an outdoor life
- coloured red or pinka ruddy sky
- (intensifier) bloody; damneda ruddy fool