Definition of ruddiness in US English:



  • See ruddy

    • ‘She was wearing no make-up at all, though it wasn't necessary; for her skin had a natural glow, her cheeks a natural ruddiness, her lips, a natural moisture.’
    • ‘He's tall, skinny in a beefy way like he's done a lot of hiking or running, and has a ruddiness of cheek that suggests a keen interest in outdoor pursuits.’
    • ‘If you're ginger with tendencies towards ruddiness, you lay off the reds.’
    • ‘At the moment I am using a combination of a yellowish liquid foundation and a pressed base to cover the natural ruddiness of my skin type.’