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(of a person) having pink or red cheeks.‘rosy-cheeked babies’
ruddy, red, red-faced, reddish, rosy, pink, pinkish, roseate, rubicundView synonyms
- ‘The interior was decorated with posters of rosy-cheeked factory workers.’
- ‘Noah raised an eyebrow as he shook his shaggy reddish hair out of his rosy-cheeked face.’
- ‘There were plenty of rosy-cheeked boys and girls who had learned the traditional steps in school and danced with joy and precision.’
- ‘This woman was ninety-three, she told us, and appeared to be in excellent health, rosy-cheeked and sprightly.’
- ‘Its roads are orderly, its footpaths and cafes packed with rosy-cheeked people filled with the wonder of being.’
- ‘Rosy-cheeked, books under their arms, cycling from one lecture to the next, the students of Leuven look like they actually study.’
- ‘Walking along a narrow, winding mountain path in Norway, she almost bumps into a rosy-cheeked young boy on his bike.’
- ‘The fat, rosy-cheeked Santa Claus of Christmas cards is now an integral part of the festivities.’
- ‘These girls are all typical model material: tall, slim, bright-eyed and rosy-cheeked.’
- ‘And then I ventured out for an hour long walk that left me rosy-cheeked and numb.’
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