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rose pink

noun
1.
a light pinkish red color.
Origin of rose pink
1725-1735
First recorded in 1725-35
Related forms
rose-pink, adjective
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  • Thereupon he released six, keeping only the rose pink, of which he took the Command.

    Pirates Anonymous
  • The colors used are Vandyke brown, ivory black and rose pink.

    Practical Graining

    William E. (William Edmund) Wall
  • I was wondering how rose pink would go with your complexion.

    Prince Hagen Upton Sinclair
  • The mountains were turning from the rose pink of early morning.

    The Killer Stewart Edward White
  • Below the surface the ground was of rose pink, the drapery festooned with blue.

    My Lady of Doubt Randall Parrish
  • The curtains to the windows were white, but lined with rose pink; they were looped back with knots of pink ribbons.

    Ester Ried Yet Speaking Isabella Alden
  • They are rose pink and really as big as small rambler roses, each head hanging down on its long stalk.

    A Journal from Japan

    Marie Carmichael Stopes
  • She dropped her dainty lids, the rose pink deepened in her cheeks, and she gave a slow, sweet sigh.

    A Fair Mystery

    Bertha M. Clay
  • The red, white, and rose pink are all the doublest of their kind, and the two latter are deliriously odorous.

    A Garden with House Attached Sarah Warner Brooks
  • The graining should consist of a mixture of black and rose pink, ground in the staining compound.

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