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rosy-colored

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj rosy-colored having a rose color
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Usage

In literature:

Her face generally wanted color and animation, but to-night she was quite rosy by comparison.
"Not Like Other Girls" by Rosa N. Carey
A rosy tint suffused his full cheeks, and a delicate vermillion colored the top of his well-formed nose.
"My Life: or the Adventures of Geo. Thompson" by George Thompson
In a few moments Hetty had drawn the rose-colored curtains around the couch of her young mistress, and left her to dreams as rosy.
"Graham's Magazine, Vol. XXXII No. 4, April 1848" by Various
Her face glowed with rosy color, yet her forehead was wrinkled with care.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
This bird is of the size of the Scarlet Tanager, but is of a uniform rosy red color, darker on the back.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
A low hum came; a ghost of rosy color diffused through the liquid in the case.
"The Passing of Ku Sui" by Anthony Gilmore
All the rosy color forsook her face and fear usurped its gaiety.
"A Sunny Little Lass" by Evelyn Raymond
His eyes were blue and keen, his color rosy.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
In the life of the dreariest alderman, fancy enters into all details, and colors them with rosy hue.
"The Voice of Science in Nineteenth-Century Literature" by Various
No sooner did it fall on her than you would have laughed to see how the rosy color came back to the dear child's cheek!
"A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Coloring hotly under his already rosy skin, he got up.
"The Ranch Girls' Pot of Gold" by Margaret Vandercook
No sooner did it fall on her than you would have laughed to see how the rosy color came back to the dear child's cheek!
"A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Their rosy color seems to show that their texture has less density and more transparence.
"Beauty" by Alexander Walker
All the walls of my cell grew rosy red with quivering rosy colors.
"Tales from Tennyson" by Molly K. Bellew
Her hair was as bright as sunlight and her face glowed with warm color like that of the rosy cloud from which she had come.
"Wonder Stories" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
The color came back again into her pale cheeks and made them rosy, and the smile returned to her lips.
"The Turnstile" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
Sophy heard them with ardent eyes; they availed to color the mark on her cheek to a rosy tint.
"Sophy of Kravonia" by Anthony Hope
Flowers very large and intensely double, of a rich rosy, orange color blotched and flecked with carmine.
"Talks about Flowers." by M. D. Wellcome
The skin has a rosy color, and the muscles produce a sensible motion.
"Private Sex Advice to Women" by R. B. Armitage
When she appears in company, her color verges upon the rosy.
"The Life and Beauties of Fanny Fern" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

When day's last color like a star-tipt sail
Has vanished o'er the western sea of night,
The air grows mellow with a rosy light,--
And lo! I stand within the mystic vale.
"The Blessed Vale" by Thomas Chard
Like colored lanterns swung in Elfin towers,
Wild morning-glories light the tangled ways,
And, like the rosy rockets of the Fays,
Burns the sloped crimson of the cardinal-flowers.
"Quatrains" by Madison Julius Cawein
She sees fawn-colored backs among
The sumacs now; a tossing horn
Its clashing bell of copper rung:
Long shadows lean upon the corn,
And slow the day dies, scarlet stung,
The cloud in it a rosy thorn.
""Below The Sunset’s Range Of Rose"" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Delicate curls of thin-sliced, raw sockeye salmon belly stained a deep rosy color come with a garnish of tiny-diced jicama and kumquats.
That's because Sunday's official after-party for the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be almost entirely decked out in rosy colors.
The gorgeous rosy pink color it imparts to dishes.
The rosy colors of this sparkling cocktail come from Campari and red grapefruit juice.
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