Translation of ruddy in Spanish:
adjective/adjetivo (-dier, -diest)
- 1 (reddish) [cheeks/complexion/face] rubicundo; [glow/light/sunset/sky] rojizoExample sentences
- The guard's ruddy face flushed and he looked away.
- Brown eyes stare back at me from beneath black eyebrows above a ruddy face framed by thick black hair which melts into a long, well-groomed beard.
- I guess my face was all ruddy and my black hair covered in snow and ice even below the fur-hat, but I wasn't paying any attention to that.
- Camp was set up in short order and soon a blazing fire lit the face of the edifice in a ruddy, wavering light.
- His immediate impression was one of stifling heat and dim ruddy red light.
- The desert coast gave way to the low palms of the Nile delta, and the sea turned ruddy from the fresh water flow of the great river.
- 2 (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], [dated/anticuado], (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) maldito [colloquial/familiar], condenado [colloquial/familiar] where's my ruddy wallet? ¿dónde está mi maldita or condenada billetera? [colloquial/familiar] that was a ruddy stupid thing to do (as adverb/como adverbio) fue una solemne estupidezExample sentences
- On the same basis, skiers should be warned that those plank things on their feet could cause them to slide downhill rather rapidly and hangmen that their gallows were a bit unsafe because of that ruddy great trapdoor.
- I says to him, 'I'm not answering your bloody questions,' I says, 'I've already told your girl out there, I'm not going to ruddy St Mary's and that's that.'
- ‘If anything's broken, I'm telling you, you can ruddy well pay for it’.
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