- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɹoʊzi/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɹəʊzi/
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- Rhymes: -əʊzi
- If I close my eyes I can see Marie today as I saw her then. Round, rosy face, snub nose, dark hair piled up in a chignon.
- Resembling rose, as in scent of perfume.
From Cockney rhyming slang, "Rosie Lee".
- Rosie (more common spelling, as per the etymology)