ros·y / ˈrōzē/ • adj. (ros·i·er, ros·i·est) 1. (esp. of a person's skin) colored like a pink or red rose, typically as an indication of health, youth, or embarrassment: the memory had the power to make her cheeks turn rosy.2. promising or suggesting good fortune or happiness; hopeful: the strategy has produced results beyond the most rosy forecasts. ∎ easy and pleasant: life could never be rosy for them.DERIVATIVES: ros·i·ly / ˈrōzəlē/ adv.ros·i·ness n.