adjective, rud·di·er, rud·di·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ruddyrud·di·ly, adverbrud·di·ness, noun
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Example sentences 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.
One of the boys, a stocky ruddy-faced blond teen, vanished after he and Middleton got drunk on rubbing alcohol.The Bone Collectors Get to Work at Florida’s Dozier School|Christine Pelisek|September 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet now, Obama has need for more—much more—than a jolly, ruddy dude who serves as a racial palliative.
By July 23, Karadzic looked like himself, albeit a bit thinner, his skin shallow compared to its wartime ruddy glow.
Tom himself was burly, ruddy, broad, and rather above middle size.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
He was a big-bodied, big-hearted, ruddy-faced, farmerlike man of fifty or so; and the service was proud of him.
He was a big man, and looked bigger than he was; good-looking too; ruddy, portly, well-dressed and formal.
He stepped hastily back, his cheeks, before so fresh and ruddy, were now blanched with a deadly pallor.
A cheerful fire was roaring up the great chimney, and she was literally basking in the warmth the ruddy blaze diffused around.