Associations to the word «Ruddy»
RUDDY, adjective. Reddish in color, especially of the face, fire, or sky.
RUDDY, adjective. (British) (slang) A mild intensifier.
RUDDY, noun. (informal) ruddy duck
RUDDY, verb. (transitive) To make reddish in colour.
RUDDY, proper noun. A surname.
RUDDY DUCK, noun. Oxyura jamaicensis, a small stifftail duck, the male of which has a rust-coloured body.
RUDDY DUCKS, noun. Plural of ruddy duck
RUDDY SHELDUCK, noun. A migratory duck, Tadorna ferruginea
RUDDY SHELDUCKS, noun. Plural of ruddy shelduck
RUDDY, adjective. Inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion".
RUDDY, adjective. Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.
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