rubicund

rubicund
Synonyms and related words:
Titian, Titian-red, blooming, blowzed, blowzy, bricky, burnt, cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cerise, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, crimson, damask, ferruginous, fiery, fire-red, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, florid, flush, flushed, full-blooded, glowing, gules, hectic, hot, incarmined, inflamed, infrared, iron-red, lake-colored, laky, lateritious, lobster-red, lurid, maroon, port-wine, puce, red, red-complexioned, red-dyed, red-faced, red-fleshed, red-looking, reddened, reddish, reddish-amber, reddish-brown, rosy, rosy-cheeked, rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby, ruby-colored, ruby-red, ruddied, ruddy, ruddy-complexioned, ruddy-faced, rufescent, rufous, rust, rust-red, rusty, sanguine, scarlet, stammel, sunburned, tile-red, vermilion, vinaceous, warm, wine, wine-colored, wine-red

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  • Rubicund — Ru bi*cund, a. [L. rubicundus, fr. rubere to be red, akin to ruber red. See {Red}.] Inclining to redness; ruddy; red. His rubicund face. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rubicund — c.1500, from Fr. rubicond or directly from L. rubicundus, from rubere to be red, from ruber red (see RED (Cf. red)). Related: Rubicundity …   Etymology dictionary

  • rubicund — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a ruddy complexion. ORIGIN Latin rubicundus, from rubere be red …   English terms dictionary

  • rubicund — [ro͞o′bə kund΄] adj. [Fr rubicond < L rubicundus < ruber,RED] reddish; ruddy rubicundity [ro͞o′bəkun′də tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • rubicund — [[t]ru͟ːbɪkənd[/t]] ADJ If someone has a rubicund face, they have a red face. [LITERARY, OLD FASHIONED] She watched the colour drain from Colin s rubicund face. Syn: ruddy …   English dictionary

  • rubicund — rubicundity, n. /rooh bi kund /, adj. red or reddish; ruddy: a rubicund complexion. [1495 1505; < L rubicundus, akin to ruber RED1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rubicund — ru|bi|cund [ˈru:bıkənd] adj literary [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: rubicundus, from rubere to be red ] someone who is rubicund is fat and has a red face …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rubicund — adjective literary someone who is rubicund is fat and has a red face …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rubicund — adjective Etymology: Middle English rubicunde, from Latin rubicundus, from rubēre to be red; akin to Latin rubeus Date: 15th century ruddy • rubicundity noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rubicund — adjective a) Ruddy. b) Possessing a red complexion …   Wiktionary

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