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carroty

Line breaks: car|roty
Pronunciation: /ˈkarəti
 
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Definition of carroty in English:

adjective

(Of a person’s hair) orange-red in colour: a skinny little kid with carroty hair
More example sentences
  • A tall, thin rake of a Wearsider with carroty hair and a ginger moustache, he is a man who clearly loves his job.
  • Also, rather tragically, she was cursed with carroty orange hair and freckles.
  • Even for those not aware that it refers originally to Vivaldi and his carroty hair, there is the vaguely sinister implication of subversive politics at work.

Words that rhyme with carroty

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