how to pronounce ruddy


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the above transcription of ruddy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ruddy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ruddy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… around a ruddy complexion noisy …”

meanings of ruddy


  1. Reddish in color, especially of the face, fire, or sky.
  2. A mild intensifier, expressing irritation.


  1. A ruddy duck.
  2. A ruddy ground dove.


  1. A mild intensifier, expressing irritation.


  1. To make reddish in colour.


  1. A surname​.

ruddy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ruddy occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ruddy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ruddy can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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