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English definition of “rosy”


adjective     /ˈrəʊ.zi/ US  /ˈroʊ-/
C2 having a colour between pink and red : approving Your rosy cheeks always make you look so healthy .Less common coloursCommon colours C2 If a situation is described as rosy, it gives hope of success or happiness : Our financial position is rosy.PotentialHoping and hopefulness
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