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1. ruddy

adjective. ['ˈrʌdi'] inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life.

Synonyms

  • rubicund
  • sanguine
  • healthy

Antonyms

  • paper profit
  • plain
  • pessimistic
  • ill

Etymology

  • rudig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Ruddy

  • study
  • bloody
  • muddy
  • luddy
  • judie
  • huldie
  • huddy
  • huddie
  • fuddy
  • duddy
  • cuddy
  • buddy
  • buddie

Example sentences of the word ruddy


1. Adjective
The best nail colour for red hands and ruddy skin is a lighter red with an orange base.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Purple somehow neutralises the ruddy skin colour and also draws attention to your hands.

2. ruddy

adjective. ['ˈrʌdi'] of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.

Synonyms

  • crimson
  • reddish
  • cherry
  • red
  • carmine
  • blood-red
  • scarlet
  • chromatic
  • cerise
  • ruby
  • cherry-red

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • bloodless
  • achromatic color
  • gain

Etymology

  • rudig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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