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Definition of "carroty" [car•rot•y]

  • Bright orange in color. (adjective)
  • Having red hair; carrot-topped. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "carroty" in a sentence
  • "I was particularly proud of my inky eyelashes and darker brows, happy to have escaped that carroty look so many redheads have."
  • "I meant to tell you, Jemimah Sandwich said a couple of the latest bunch even tried to tint their hair red—came out a kind of awful carroty orange."
  • "Why in the deuce was she not carroty-haired, or cross-eyed, or hare-lipped?"