- of rose color; rosy.
- bright; promising; cheerful: a rose-colored prospect of happiness.
- optimistic; sanguine: a rose-colored belief that things will turn out well.
Origin of rose-colored
Examples from the Web for rose-colored
Mark Glaze, the Executive Director of MAIG, viewed the election results through a rose-colored lens.Colorado Politicians Ousted Over Gun Control Legislation
September 11, 2013
So he just genuinely has these rose-colored glasses when it comes to Selina.Tony Hale Talks Return of ‘Veep,’ ‘Arrested Development’ & Being Weird
April 11, 2013
Still, “nobody has rose-colored glasses,” she made clear, and the negotiations might even be a precursor to war.Sunday Talk: Rahm Emanuel, Newt Gingrich, Tina Brown & More (VIDEO)
The Daily Beast Video
October 21, 2012
The two-tone frock accented her rose-colored pumps and highlighted her perfectly coiffed bob and hip silver manicure.Michelle Obama’s Democratic Convention Speech: ‘She Keeps Him Real’
September 5, 2012
The rose-colored glasses have since come off and the honeymoon phase presumably ended some time ago—but when exactly?Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Divorce Settlement: 6 Unsolved Mysteries
July 10, 2012
She wears a rose-colored ballet costume with flower garlands.Erdgeist (Earth-Spirit)
A light has been shining on her cheek out of that rose-colored cloud!
She recognized that rose-colored paper, those fine characters.Debts of Honor
It was of black lacquer, with a thong of rose-colored velvet.The Dragon Painter
Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Rose-colored crêpe-myrtles were blooming in his garden at the time.Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-Hour Sketches
Ruth McEnery Stuart
Word Origin and History for rose-colored
"optimistic," 1854, from rose (n.1) on the notion of "something uncommonly beautiful."