Carroty Car"rot*y, a. Like a carrot in color or in taste; -- an epithet given to reddish yellow hair, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

(said of the hair)

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  • carroty — [kar′ət ē] adj. orange red, like carrots [carroty hair] …   English World dictionary

  • carroty — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a person s hair) orange red …   English terms dictionary

  • carroty — adjective Date: 1696 resembling carrots in color < carroty hair > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carroty — car|rot|y [ˈkærəti] adj BrE carroty hair is orange …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • carroty — adjective hair that is carroty is orange …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • carroty — /ˈkærəti/ (say karuhtee) adjective 1. like a carrot root in colour; yellowish red. 2. having red hair: *Krater was a man of fine physique, and not quietly carroty as a man might be in these days of clean shaved faces and closeclipped heads, but… …   Australian English dictionary

  • carroty — adjective resembling the bright orange of the root of the carrot plant a boy with carroty hair • Pertains to noun: ↑carrot • Derivationally related forms: ↑carrot …   Useful english dictionary

  • carroty — /kar euh tee/, adj. like a carrot, as in color, flavor, or shape. [1690 1700; CARROT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • carroty — adjective Of a bright reddish orange colour, like that of a carrot …   Wiktionary

  • carroty — car·rot·y || kærÉ™tɪ adj. carrot like; orange …   English contemporary dictionary

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