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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rud·dy /ˈrʌdi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 rud·dy /ˈrədɪ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rud·dy a. [Compar. Ruddier superl. Ruddiest.]
 1. Of a red color; red, or reddish; as, a ruddy sky; a ruddy flame.
    They were more ruddy in body than rubies.   --Lam. iv. 7.
 2. Of a lively flesh color, or the color of the human skin in high health; as, ruddy cheeks or lips.
 Ruddy duck Zool., an American duck (Erismatura rubida) having a broad bill and a wedge-shaped tail composed of stiff, sharp feathers. The adult male is rich brownish red on the back, sides, and neck, black on the top of the head, nape, wings, and tail, and white on the cheeks. The female and young male are dull brown mixed with blackish on the back; grayish below. Called also dunbird, dundiver, ruddy diver, stifftail, spinetail, hardhead, sleepy duck, fool duck, spoonbill, etc.
 Ruddy plover Zool. the sanderling.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rud·dy, v. t. To make ruddy. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with
             outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund
             cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion" [syn: rubicund,
      2: having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent
         of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
         [syn: red, reddish, blood-red, carmine, cerise,
         cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet]
      [also: ruddiest, ruddier]