rosy-cheeked


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Adj.1.rosy-cheeked - having the pinkish flush of health
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
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She was a booming lass of fresh eighteen; plump as a partridge; ripe and melting and rosy-cheeked as one of her father's peaches, and universally famed, not merely for her beauty, but her vast expectations.
A boy had come out, a stranger to him; a big, fat, rosy-cheeked youngster, such as had never been seen in his home before.
Then you would not have been thin and wan as now, but fresh and plump and rosy-cheeked as a figure on a sugar-cake.
The rosy-cheeked, bright-eyed quartet looked so charming in their light summer attire, clinging to the roadside bank like pigeons on a roof-slope, that he stopped a moment to regard them before coming close.
Fat company, rosy-cheeked company, comfortable company.
Dorothy's beefsteak was smoking hot, and the shaggy man's apples were plump and rosy-cheeked.
Doctor was a trim rosy-cheeked, silver-haired little lady who took Anne at once to her heart, literally and figuratively.
Our waste goes into the best of company, sir, on her rosy-cheeked little customers.
There was a very snug little party, consisting of Maria Lobbs and her cousin Kate, and three or four romping, good-humoured, rosy-cheeked girls.
BACK in 1980, a group of rosy-cheeked children from St Winifred's Roman Catholic Primary School, in Stockport, famously topped the UK Christmas singles chart with There's No One Quite Like Grandma.
GRANDMA (15) Starring: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox, Sam Elliott, Nat Wolff Director: Paul Weitz Duration: 79 mins IN 1980, a group of rosy-cheeked children from St Winifred's Roman Catholic Primary School in Stockport famously topped the UK Christmas chart with There's No One Quite Like Grandma.
THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF (BBC1, 8pm) OUR once jolly, rosy-cheeked bakers have now become pale and panicky; Mel and Sue's jokes are getting ruder; and the tent is suddenly very quiet.