Like a carrot in color or in taste an epithet given to reddish-yellow locks etc
- resembling the brilliant lime for the root of the carrot plant
- Like a carrot in color or in style; -- an epithet directed at reddish yellow hair, etc.
Of to or related to being corny, although not as corny.
1690s, "red-haired," from carrot (letter.) + -y (2).