adjective, rud·di·er, rud·di·est.
Related formsrud·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