What Does Ruddy Mean?


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The word "ruddy" is an adjective that refers to something as having or being characterised by a healthy reddish colour. It defines something as being rosy or reddish. The word "ruddy" is also used as a slang term in English to increase the degree of a word or termed another is being labelled. The word "ruddy" comes from the Middle English word "rudi" and is derived from the Old English word "rudig".

The word ruddy refers to a healthy kind of characteristics and can be defined as flushed, glowing, florid, full blooded, rosy etc. As a tone or shade of colour ruddy implies a bright or strong shade of red and as a characteristic of health it refers to a colour that a person acquires from a healthy outdoor lifestyle.

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