rose-colored glasses

plural noun

: favorably disposed opinions : optimistic eyes
views the world through rose-colored glasses

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rose-colored glasses was in 1844

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“Rose-colored glasses.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose-colored%20glasses. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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