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coming up roses

Definition of coming up roses

informal

  1. :  turning out to be good <Now that he finally has a job, everything's coming up roses for him.>



Word by Word Definitions

comingplay
  1. :  an act or instance of arriving

  1. :  immediately due in sequence or development

    :  gaining importance

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated

roseplay roses
  1. : past of rise

  1. :  any of a genus (Rosa of the family Rosaceae, the rose family) of usually prickly shrubs with pinnate leaves and showy flowers having five petals in the wild state but being often double or partly double under cultivation

    :  the flower of a rose

    :  something resembling a rose in form: as

  1. :  containing or used for roses

    :  of or relating to a rose

    :  flavored, scented, or colored with or like roses


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