[syn: fortunate, rosy]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Rosy \Ros"y\, a. [Compar. Rosier; superl. Rosiest.]
Resembling a rose in color, form, or qualities; blooming;
red; blushing; also, adorned with roses.
A smile that glowed
Celestial rosy-red, love's proper hue. --Milton.
While blooming youth and gay delight
Sit thy rosy cheeks confessed. --Prior.
Note: Rosy is sometimes used in the formation of
self?xplaining compounde; as, rosy-bosomed,
rosy-colored, rosy-crowned, rosy-fingered, rosy-tinted.
Rosy cross. See the Note under Rosicrucian, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: reflecting optimism; "a rosy future"; "looked at the
world through rose-colored glasses" [syn: rose-colored,
2: having the pinkish flush of health [syn: flushed, rose-
cheeked, rosy, rosy-cheeked]
3: of blush color; "blushful mists" [syn: blushful, rosy]
4: presaging good fortune; "she made a fortunate decision to go
to medical school"; "rosy predictions" [syn: fortunate,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
108 Moby Thesaurus words for "rosy":
Leibnizian, auspicious, balmy, beaming, blithe, blithesome,
blooming, blossoming, blowzed, blowzy, blushing, booming, bright,
bright and sunny, burnt, cerise, cheerful, cheery, cherry,
chiliastic, clear, coral, couleur de rose, elated, encouraging,
eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, exhilarated, exuberant, fair, fat,
favorable, florid, flourishing, flowering, flush, flushed, fresh,
fresh as April, fruiting, full-blooded, genial, glad, gladsome,
glowing, going strong, green, halcyon, happy, hectic, high,
hopeful, in full swing, in good case, in good spirits,
in high spirits, incarnadine, irrepressible, laughing, likely,
millenarian, millennialistic, of good cheer, optimistic, palmy,
perfectibilitarian, perfectionist, pink, pinkish, pinky, piping,
pleasant, primrose, promising, prospering, radiant, red,
red-complexioned, red-faced, red-fleshed, reddish, riant, rose,
rose-colored, rose-hued, rose-red, roseate, rosy-cheeked, rubicund,
ruby, ruddy, ruddy-complexioned, ruddy-faced, salmon, sanguine,
sanguineous, sleek, smiling, sparkling, sunburned, sunny, thriving,
upbeat, utopian, vigorous, winsome, youthful