With her sweet smile, rosy cheeks, and wavy white-blond hair, she found money was easy to come by.
Things have not been so rosy for faux celebrity Tareq Salahi lately.
I cook my duck until it's rosy in color, about medium, which is 130 degrees.
late 14c., of a color, from rose (n.1) + -y (2), probably modeled on Old French rose. From 1590s of healthy complexions; 1775 in the sense "cheerful;" meaning "promising" is from 1887. Cf. Middle Dutch rosich, Dutch rozig, German rosig.