rose pink

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rose pink any of several pink-flowered marsh plant of the eastern United States resembling a true centaury
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: When you give someone roses, the color can have a meaning. The meaning of rose colors: Red = Love and respect, Deep pink = Gratitude, appreciation, Light pink = Admiration, sympathy White = Reverence, humility, Yellow = Joy, gladness,Orange = Enthusiasm, desire, Red & yellow blend = Gaiety, joviality,Pale blended tones = Sociability, friendship
    • Rose pink a pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also, the color of the pigment.
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Quotations

  • Susan Coolidge
    Susan Coolidge
    “Slow buds the pink dawn like a rose From out night's gray and cloudy sheath; Softly and still it grows and grows, Petal by petal, leaf by leaf.”

Usage

In literature:

That poor, pretty creature, starving, in her charming pink dress and hat of roses.
"Rosemary" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Cover it all up; he's buried an' bury it too, an' set all the roses an' pinks a-growin' over it.
"Jane Field" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Yet always he saw the girl's head under the pink roses under the brim of the dark-red hat.
"The Debtor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The blue tea-gown with the pink roses, and the lace cap, and the bad cold were not for nothing.
"Red Hair" by Elinor Glyn
She appealed to his selfish delight like a sweet-scented flower, like a pink or a rose.
"Madelon" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
A pink flush settled upon her pale face, but she rose with gentle dignity upon their entrance.
"Clemence" by Retta Babcock
For rosewood, or to darken mahogany, a little rose-pink should be added.
"French Polishing and Enamelling" by Richard Bitmead
I have ordered some pink roses and we will use the pink candle-shades.
"Flower of the Dusk" by Myrtle Reed
Over a couch in the bedroom lay a kimona of white silk embroidered with pink roses.
"The Butterfly House" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
They are maids of the court, who wear rose-pink bodices and overdresses over white.
"Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People" by Constance D'Arcy Mackay
The color is white, suffused with salmon-rose and pink, with a yellow base to the petals.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898" by Various
She had just this of my Janet, her pink and snow wild-rose complexion.
"The Argosy" by Various
Or, perhaps we see them in gay cavalcades mounted upon garlanded ponies, adorned by white jasmine wreaths with roses and pinks.
"Cheerfulness as a Life Power" by Orison Swett Marden
They had no Psyche forms, they were not delicate beautiful roses, but fresh, healthy flaming pinks.
"The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales." by Hans Christian Andersen
Below the surface the ground was of rose pink, the drapery festooned with blue.
"My Lady of Doubt" by Randall Parrish
So they smelled of the beautiful pink roses, and touched them to feel how soft and like velvet the petals were.
"Tell Me Another Story" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
When she slept little Thumbelina lay in her cradle on a tiny heap of violets, with the petal of a pale pink rose to cover her.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
So the summer passed by, and autumn came, and now, instead of roses or pinks, Pollie's basket was filled with chrysanthemums and dahlias.
"Little Pollie" by Gertrude P. Dyer
There Ba'tiste found him, slumped on the bench, staring out at the white and rose pinks of Mount Taluchen, yet seeing none of it.
"The White Desert" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
And while she obligingly studied the mountain, he studied the effect of the pink gown and the rose-bud hat.
"Jerry" by Jean Webster
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In poetry:

But when the pink clouds drifted far and high,
Like rose leaves blowing past,
When in the west where one star blessed the sky
The gates of day shut fast.
"The Miracle" by Virna Sheard
'One white rose . . . or is it pink, to-day?'
They pause and smile, not caring what they say,
If only they may talk.
The crowd flows past them like dividing waters.
Dreaming they stand, dreaming they walk.
"The House Of Dust: Part 02: 07:" by Conrad Potter Aiken
But thought flies far, ah, far, to another breast,
Whose whiteness breaks to the rose of a twin pink flower,
Where wind the azure veins that my lips caressed
When Fate was gentle to me for a too-brief hour.
"The Jungle Flower" by Laurence Hope
Your childish hands have roses pink and pale
That climb the trellises of Heaven and trail.
Shake your roses down before them,
Your dear heart be sorry for them,
Keep them safe within the shadow of your veil.
"The Trust" by Katharine Tynan
But when, disdaining art, the fair
Assumes a soft engaging air;
Mild as the opening morn of May,
And as the feather'd warblers gay;
The scene improves where'er she goes,
More sweetly smile the pink and rose.
"Song XIX. - When bright Ophelia treads the green" by William Shenstone
But when, disclaiming art, the fair
Assumes a soft engaging air;
Mild as the opening morn of May,
Familiar, friendly, free and gay,
The scene improves where'er she goes,
More sweetly smile the pink and rose.
"Song VII. - When bright Roxana treads the green" by William Shenstone

In news:

Guns N' Roses Cover Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2" in West Hollywood.
Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron ' Bumblefoot ' Thal has released a studio version of the Henry Mancini classic 'The Pink Panther Theme.
The shocks of hot pink, the rose-covered wallpaper, and the mannequins dressed in tiers of tulle: It was a slice of girly-girl heaven.
The altar was backed by arrangements of pink and ivory roses.
You can't go anywhere this time of year without catching glimpses of red and pink hearts, little cupids and ads for roses.
He greeted me with a dozen pink roses.
Introducing ZED Moscato Rose, an unconventional new sparkling wine for consumers searching for something satisfyingly sweet, pink and bubbly in an edgy unique package.
When your sitting back In your rose pink Cadillac Making bets on Kentucky Derby Day.
He wears his brown locks long and tucks a pink silk rose into the brim of his canvas explorer hat.
Another Wasted Rose (Live Acoustic by Sharif Altrok: Cool For Cats by Squeeze BSR: Emotion Sickness by Silverchair FMFlashback: The Great Gig in the Sky by Pink Floyd.
Pink pepper, mandarin, rose, sandalwood.
Using pink polish, paint a rose shape.
Shade the bottom of the rose with dark pink and then add white accents.
What caused our pink, yellow, and two-toned roses to turn red.
Henriot Rose Champagne is a bright salmon-pink color with a clean, clear appearance going out into a faint, almost glass-clear meniscus with medium-high viscosity.
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