adjective, rud·di·er, rud·di·est.
Words nearby ruddy
OTHER WORDS FROM ruddyrud·di·ly, adverbrud·di·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for ruddy
His complexion was ruddy, his fair skin burnt from time in the sun.
“Some years ago I introduced Dick to former President Bill Clinton,” Ruddy wrote.
Yet now, Obama has need for more—much more—than a jolly, ruddy dude who serves as a racial palliative.
The grey light of dawn faintly illumined this scene of carnage, and its pale, cold gleams mingled with the ruddy glow of the fire.Annals of a Fortress|E. Viollet-le-Duc
Scrambling to her feet, she lifted the ruddy curls and flung them back on her shoulders.The Secret of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
She saw the breeze move his hair; she saw the ruddy reflection from his mantle on his pallid and almost transparent face.Let us follow Him|Henryk Sienkiewicz
The ruddy color in his cheeks was faded, his face was drawn and set.The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers|Mary Cholmondeley
Lorimer listened patiently with a forbearing smile on his open, ruddy countenance.Thelma|Marie Corelli