Ros·y a. [Compar. Rosier superl. Rosiest.] Resembling a rose in color, form, or qualities; blooming; red; blushing; also, adorned with roses.
A smile that glowed
Celestial rosy-red, love's proper hue. --Milton.
While blooming youth and gay delight
Sit thy rosy cheeks confessed. --Prior.
Note: ☞ Rosy is sometimes used in the formation of self░xplaining compounde; as, rosy-bosomed, rosy-colored, rosy-crowned, rosy-fingered, rosy-tinted.
Rosy cross. See the Note under Rosicrucian, n.
adj 1: reflecting optimism; "a rosy future"; "looked at the world
through rose-colored glasses" [syn: rose-colored]
2: having the pinkish flush of health [syn: flushed, rose-cheeked,
3: blush colored; "blushful mists" [syn: blushful]
4: presaging good fortune; "she made a fortunate decision to go
to medical school"; "rosy predictions" [syn: fortunate,
[also: rosiest, rosier]