ruddy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “ruddy” in the English Dictionary

"ruddy" in British English

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ruddyadjective

uk   us   /ˈrʌd.i/
red: He was ruddy-cheeked from the ​walk in the ​cold. Her ​face was ruddy and healthy-looking.

ruddyadjective [before noun], adverb

uk   us   /ˈrʌd.i/ UK old-fashioned informal
used to ​avoid saying bloody to ​expressanger: Ruddy ​hell!
(Definition of ruddy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ruddy" in American English

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ruddyadjective

 us   /ˈrʌd·i/
(of a ​white person’s ​skin) having a ​redcolor, often ​suggesting good ​health: a ruddy-cheeked ​girl
(Definition of ruddy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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