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ruddiest, superlative; ruddier, comparative;
  1. (of a person's face) Having a healthy red color
    • - a cheerful pipe-smoking man of ruddy complexion
  2. Having a reddish color
    • - the ruddy evening light
  3. Used as a euphemism for “bloody.”

  1. Make ruddy in color
    • - a red flash ruddied the belly of a cloud

  1. rubicund: inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion"
  2. red: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
  3. Ruddy (also called florid) is a reddish or rosy crimson colour.
  4. Ruddy is a surname, and may refer to: *Albert S. Ruddy (b. 1930), Canadian-born American film producer *Christopher Ruddy (b. 1965), American journalist; CEO of NewsMax Media *Craig Ruddy (b. 1968), Australian artist *Ed Ruddy (fl. mid-20th c.), American soccer player *John Ruddy (b. ...
  5. ruddy shelduck; Reddish in color, especially of the face, fire, or sky; A mild intensifier
  6. Adj./Adv. An intensifier. Euphemism for 'bloody'. E.g."The ruddy car won't start again!"
  7. adj. Similar to bloody. "That ruddy owl!" Vernon Dursley in regard to Hedwig.
  8. euphemism for bloody; damned: e.g., He's a ruddy idiot!
  9. Black ticked tabby in the Abyssinian and Somali.
  10. In episode 5 of series 1, The Matchmaker, Gussie threatens to pull off Bertie's ruddy head. "Ruddy" is slang for "damned" and a milder form of the word that could be used more freely.
  11. Red headed, red complexion.
  12. (adj) - reddish; blushing
  13. A dark ginger red color.