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1. rosy

adjective. ['ˈroʊzi'] of blush color.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • unfit
  • unwellness

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rose (English)
  • rise (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Rosy

  • deposi
  • rosie
  • rosey
  • posey
  • nosy
  • mosey
  • josie
  • josey
  • hosie
  • hosey
  • cozy
  • cosy
  • cosey

How do you pronounce rosy?

Pronounce rosy as ˈroʊzi.

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Example sentences of the word rosy


1. Adjective
Shine a red light on a white wall to give it a rosy hue.

2. Verb, base form
A little rouge to rosy up her cheeks, or some lipstick is fine.

Quotes containing the word rosy


1. A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.
- Cyrano de Bergerac

2. Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.
- Samuel Ullman

3. Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.
- Charles Dickens

2. ring-around-a-rosy

noun. a children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat.

Synonyms

  • ring-around-the-rosy
  • game

Antonyms

  • away game
  • home game
  • cowardly

3. rosy-colored

adjective. having a rose color.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • pessimistic
  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural

4. rosy-cheeked

adjective. having the pinkish flush of health.

Synonyms

  • flushed
  • rosy
  • healthy

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • achromatic
  • pessimistic
  • inauspicious

5. rosy-purple

adjective. of purple with a rose tinge.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

6. ring-a-rosy

noun. a children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat.

Synonyms

  • game
  • ring-around-a-rosy

Antonyms

  • away game
  • home game
  • cowardly

7. ring-around-the-rosy

noun. ['ˈrɪŋɝˈaʊnðɝˈoʊzi'] a children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat.

Synonyms

  • game
  • ring-around-a-rosy

Antonyms

  • away game
  • home game
  • cowardly

8. rosy

adjective. ['ˈroʊzi'] having the pinkish flush of health.

Synonyms

  • rose-cheeked
  • flushed
  • healthy

Antonyms

  • frail
  • unwholesome
  • illness
  • inconsiderable

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rose (English)
  • rise (English)

9. rosy

adjective. ['ˈroʊzi'] reflecting optimism.

Synonyms

  • rose-colored

Antonyms

  • unreasonable
  • unsound

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rose (English)
  • rise (English)

10. rosy

adjective. ['ˈroʊzi'] presaging good fortune.

Synonyms

  • auspicious

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • ill

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rose (English)
  • rise (English)
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