What is another word for ruddy?

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Pronunciation:

[ ɹˈʌdi], [ ɹˈʌdi], [ ɹ_ˈʌ_d_i]

Ruddy is an adjective that describes a reddish or rosy color of the face, especially because of good health, excitement, or embarrassment. Some common synonyms for ruddy include flushed, blushing, glowing, red-faced, pink, and roseate. Other related words that can be used to describe a healthy, lively complexion include vibrant, healthy, radiant, brisk, and blooming. Ruddy can also be used to describe something that is reddish-brown in color, like a ruddy duck or a ruddy complexion. In this case, synonyms might include coppery, brick-red, cinnamon, or rust-colored. Whatever the context, there are many options for describing the warm, reddish hues of a ruddy complexion.

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  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
      Rudi.
  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      Rudy, RADI.

What are the hypernyms for Ruddy?

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What are the opposite words for ruddy?

Ruddy is an adjective that refers to a red or reddish complexion or color. Its antonyms are words that describe the absence of redness or the presence of a different color. The antonyms of ruddy could be words like pale, ashen, sallow, pallid, wan, or white. These words describe a lack of color or a different hue that is not red. The antonyms of ruddy can also include words like dark, dusky, olive, or brown, which describe a different color altogether. These words are often used to describe skin tone or complexion, but they can also be applied to other objects that are not ruddy in color.

Usage examples for Ruddy

But there was a great difference between the two men-the one was broad, ruddy, and did not look his years; the other was the wreck we know.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
In Egypt night falls about six o'clock, so the twilight soon became extinct and after a certain time the great moon, ruddy from the reflection of the twilight, rolled on and illuminated the desert with a gentle light.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Saying this he pointed with his hand at the ruddy sky, and two tears coursed slowly over his cheeks.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

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