Definition of Carroty

1. Adjective. Resembling the bright orange of the root of the carrot plant. "A boy with carroty hair"

Partainyms: Carrot
Derivative terms: Carrot

Definition of Carroty

1. a. Like a carrot in color or in taste; -- an epithet given to reddish yellow hair, etc.

Definition of Carroty

1. Adjective. Resembling carrots in colour, taste, etc.; containing carrot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carroty

1. resembling a carrot in color [adj -ROTIER, -ROTIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carroty

carrot top
carrot tops
carrotier
carrotiest
carrotin
carrotiness
carrotins
carrotless
carrotlike
carrots
carrots and sticks
carrottop
carrottopped
carrottops
carrotwood
carroty (current term)
carrousel
carrousels
carrow
carrows
carrs
carry
carry-forward
carry-on
carry-over
carry-the can
carry a lot of weight
carry a torch for
carry a tune
carry away

Literary usage of Carroty

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"My Royal Father will approve our union : and, as for that little carroty- haired Angelica, I do not care a fig for her any more. ..."

2. London life at the police-courts by W H. Watts (1864)
"OLD MOULDY V. carroty BOB. To those who know the Old Bailey only through newspaper reports, the place conveys nothing but impressions of a sad and sombre ..."

3. The Bards of Galloway: A Collection of Poems, Songs, Ballads, &c., by by Malcolm M'Lachlan Harper (1889)
"COME listen to me, my cronie leal, An' I'll tell ye a tale ye maun aye conceal; Wha think ye has set my wee heart in a low, But a hoyden lass wi' a carroty ..."

4. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"The judge asked the prisoners, if they would ask that witness any questions? And Kelly desired he might be asked, if the carroty- bearded man and he did not ..."

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