old rose


Definition of old rose

: a variable color averaging a grayish red

Examples of old rose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In his family apartment in Paris, the textile designer Manuel Canovas uses yellow, old rose and green alongside the spirited patterns that made his name. Marie-noëlle Lanoote, House Beautiful, 23 Sep. 2021 Their absence, alas, allows a bit of blush to remain on the old rose. WSJ, 16 Sep. 2021 In the 1980s, MacKenzie was down in the Mosaic Terrace, there was still some statuary, and old rose bowers and irises were in bloom. Washington Post, 7 July 2021 The 73-year-old rose from humble beginnings working in garment factories to eventually become a billionaire at the helm of an apparel chain Giordano that spanned across Asia. Zinnia Lee, Forbes, 21 June 2021 And these gifts will last a lot longer than the same old rose bouquet. Outdoor Life, 12 Mar. 2021 The 56-year-old rose from the humble roots of an avocado growing family, dropped out of primary school to work in the fields, to become one of the most potent drug lords on the planet. Hollie Mckay, Fox News, 23 Dec. 2020 Since September, support for Buttigieg among voters 65 and older rose from 6% to 18% in Nevada and from 4% to 11% in South Carolina. CBS News, 18 Nov. 2019 The first person into the hall Saturday was the 10-year-old rising fifth-grader, who has donated $2,500 so far. Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post, 9 June 2019

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First Known Use of old rose

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of old rose was in 1890

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1 Oct 2021

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“Old rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20rose. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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