Meaning of ROSY in English

ROSY

— rosiness , n.

/roh"zee/ , adj., rosier, rosiest .

1. pink or pinkish-red; roseate.

2. (of persons, the cheeks, lips, etc.) having a fresh, healthy redness.

3. bright or promising: a rosy future.

4. cheerful or optimistic: rosy anticipations.

5. made or consisting of roses: a rosy bower.

[ 1325-75; ME; see ROSE 1 , -Y 1 ]

Syn. 2. flushed, blooming, healthy.

Ant. 2. pale. 3. unpromising. 4. cheerless.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .