rose-colored

adjective
rose-col·​ored | \ ˈrōz-ˌkə-lərd How to pronounce rose-colored (audio) \

Definition of rose-colored

1 : having a rose color
2 : seeing or seen in a promising light : optimistic

First Known Use of rose-colored

1526, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rose-colored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose-colored. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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rose-colored

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of rose-colored

: having a pink color
: tending to think of things as being better than they really are

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