Pronunciation: (rud'ē), [key]
—adj., -di•er, -di•est,
1. of or having a fresh, healthy red color: a ruddy complexion.
2. red or reddish.
3. Brit. Slang.damned: a ruddy fool.
Brit. Slang.damned: He'd ruddy well better be there.
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