Rosie

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See also: rosie and roșie

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutives +‎ -ie.

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Rosie

  1. A diminutive of Rose, Rosemary and of other female names related to the rose. Also used as a formal given name.

Noun[edit]

Rosie (plural Rosies)

  1. (US, informal) A female factory worker during World War II (after the 1942 song Rosie the Riveter).
    • 2011, Philip C. DiMare, Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia, volume 1, page 1087:
      [] continued oppression and exploitation of women in the workplace 50 years after the Rosies entered wartime factories.

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