rosy

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From rose +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

rosy (comparative rosier, superlative rosiest)

  1. Rose-coloured.
    • 1977, Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, Part II, Ch.2:
      If I close my eyes I can see Marie today as I saw her then. Round, rosy face, snub nose, dark hair piled up in a chignon.
  2. Resembling rose, as in scent of perfume.
  3. Optimistic.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Cockney rhyming slang, "Rosie Lee".

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Rosie (more common spelling, as per the etymology)

Noun[edit]

rosy (uncountable)

  1. (slang, UK) tea
    I wish a cup of Rosy.
    I fancy a cup of rosy lee.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rosy

  1. dative singular of rosa
  2. locative singular of rosa
  3. nominative dual of rosa
  4. accusative dual of rosa

Malagasy[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rosy

  1. The Russian language.