Meaning of ROSY in English

ROSY

ros ‧ y /ˈrəʊzi $ ˈroʊ-/ BrE AmE adjective ( comparative rosier , superlative rosiest )

1 . seeming to offer hope of success or happiness:

a company that sees a rosy future for itself

Letters to relatives in Europe painted a rosy picture of life in the United States.

2 . pink:

the kids' rosy cheeks

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THESAURUS

▪ optimistic believing that good things will happen:

I’m optimistic about our chances of winning.

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an optimistic view of the future

▪ hopeful believing that what you hope for will happen:

The test results made him feel more hopeful about his chances of recovery.

▪ positive thinking about what is good in a situation, rather than what is bad:

Try to be more positive about your work.

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She has a very positive attitude to life.

▪ upbeat having a cheerful attitude and showing that you expect to succeed, or that a situation will get better, especially the economic or political situation:

The Prime Minister was upbeat, predicting that the economy would soon come out of recession.

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an upbeat message about the party’s chances of winning the election

▪ bullish feeling confident about the future – used especially when talking the economic situation, or a company’s chances of success:

He’s very bullish about the company’s prospects.

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Stockmarket analysts expect the bullish trend to continue.

▪ sanguine formal hopeful and not worried about what will happen in the future, especially when the situation seems difficult – a very formal use:

Koons himself somehow remains sanguine in the face of all the criticism.

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Other commentators are less sanguine, and fear that the world economy is on the verge of recession.

▪ rosy if the future or your life seems rosy, it seems good and you expect good things to happen:

The future looks rosy for the team.

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Returning soldiers found life less rosy than they had hoped.

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The price of oil keeps going up, and things look pretty rosy for the big oil companies.

▪ look on the bright side to consider the good parts of a situation, which seems bad in many other ways – used especially when telling someone that they should do this:

Look on the bright side – it could have been a lot worse.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.