paint a rosy picture

Definition of paint a rosy picture

:to make something sound very good
  • He painted a rosy picture of the company's future.

Word by Word Definitions

paint play
  1. : to apply color, pigment, or paint to

  2. : to color with a cosmetic

  3. : to apply with a movement resembling that used in painting

  1. : the action of painting : something produced by painting

  2. : makeup

  3. : a mixture of a pigment and a suitable liquid to form a closely adherent coating when spread on a surface in a thin coat

rosy play
  1. : of the color rose

  2. : having a pinkish usually healthy-looking complexion : blooming

  3. : marked by blushes

picture play
  1. : a design or representation made by various means (such as painting, drawing, or photography)

  2. : a description so vivid or graphic as to suggest a mental image or give an accurate idea of something

  3. : a mental image

  1. : to paint or draw a representation, image, or visual conception of : depict

  2. : to describe graphically in words

  3. : to form a mental image of : imagine


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