Rose-pink

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rose-pink Disposed to clothe everything with roseate hues; hence, sentimental. "Rose-pink piety."
    • Rose-pink Having a pink color like that of the rose, or like the pigment called rose pink. See Rose pink, under Rose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • 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
    • n rose-pink A chromatic crimson-pink color.
    • n rose-pink A pigment prepared by dyeing chalk or whiting with a decoction of Brazil-wood and alum.
    • n rose-pink The American centaury, Sabbatia angularis.
    • rose-pink Of a rosy-pink color or hue; roseate; having a delicate bloom: also used figuratively: as, “rose-pink piety,”
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Rose-pink having a pink or rose colour: sentimental
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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.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. róse—L. rosa, Gr. rhodon.

Usage

In literature:

It was so pleasant and home-like, with the pink cluster of roses smiling in at the window.
"Beth Woodburn" by Maud Petitt
If I could just get her to wear a pink rose in her hair I'd be satisfied.
"Mrs. Red Pepper" by Grace S. Richmond
Rose Pink, 1/2 drachm.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
I saw that her slippers had gold roses and that they were pale pink like the sunset.
"The Gay Cockade" by Temple Bailey
I had set my heart on stripes with pink roses in it.
"The Witness" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
Beyond the distant gates rose the church spires of the city, suffused with the pink flush of sunset.
"The Voice of the People" by Ellen Glasgow
The mountains were turning from the rose pink of early morning.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
She was dressed in a gown of an elusive pink that gave a rose flush to the marble fineness of her face.
"The Heart of the Desert" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Her cheeks were like pink rose-leaves.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, September 8th, 1920" by Various
A great bowl of pink roses, arrived during her absence, stood on the small table by her side.
"The Black Box" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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In poetry:

Pink rose-petals
Fluttering down in hosts,
I know what you mean
Sometimes, in Spring.
It is love you mean.
"Pink Rose-Petals" by Hilda Conkling
In little Annie's garden
Grew all sorts of posies;
There were pinks, and mignonette,
And tulips, and roses.
"Annie' Garden" by Eliza Lee Follen
A blushing wild pink rose,
    By tangled woods and ways,
A passing sweet that goes
    With summer days.
"A Wild Rose" by Sarah Orne Jewett
Jenny and Will go arm in arm.
He's a lucky fellow;
Jenny's checks are pink as rose,
Her mother's cheeks are yellow.
"Under The Locusts" by John Crowe Ransom
"I'd choose for church a beauty:
The sweetest flower that grows
Would be my Sunday bonnet--
A soft, pink, ruffled rose.
"June" by Nancy Byrd Turner
But when I took my posy and laid it at His feet
I found He had His roses a million times more sweet.
There was a scarlet blossom upon each foot and hand,
And a great pink rose bloomed from His side for the healing of the land.
"Roses" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer

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.
"Think Pink" has been used on so many discussions about rose' that it is just a little tired even though it is cute.
This pink carpet from O'de Rose strikes a perfect balance between the traditional and the contemporary.
Mrs Kim, who wore a silk lace jacket with a cascade of pink silk roses, sat in her kitchen serving coffee and pang, Korean steamed buns.
She had these centerpieces that I had to have, but I also wanted a touch of pink in them,so she added the hydrangeas and roses.
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.
A university has also cultivated a new rose species in Changhua whose petals can change color in sunlight — from light pink to neon pink.
The Pacific Northwest is blessed with several native roses, including the hot pink Nootka rose (Rosa nutkana), the softer pink swamp rose (R. Pisocarpa), and the shade-tolerant wood rose (R.
Gianna Rose Pink Ribbon Guest Soaps are embossed with a pink ribbon that symbolizes hope.
The altar was backed by arrangements of pink and ivory roses.
He greeted me with a dozen pink roses.
Using pink polish, paint a rose shape.
Shade the bottom of the rose with dark pink and then add white accents.
Crimson dominates, but blossoms of delicate pink and glowing yellow are part of the rose rainbow.
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