paint a rosy picture

Definition of paint a rosy picture

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to color with a cosmetic

    :  to apply with a movement resembling that used in painting

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

    :  makeup

    :  a cosmetic to add color

rosyplay
  1. :  of the color rose

    :  having a pinkish usually healthy-looking complexion :  blooming

    :  marked by blushes

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

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

    :  a mental image

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

    :  illustrate

    :  to describe graphically in words


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