of the colour rose; rosy
see through rose-coloured glasses, see through rose-coloured spectacles, see through rose-tinted glasses or see through rose-tinted spectacles to view in an excessively optimistic light

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Historical Examples of rose-coloured

  • Its plumage is rose-coloured, the wings being brighter than any other part.

    The History of Louisiana

    Le Page Du Pratz

  • The fatalism of youth, unlike that of age, is all rose-coloured.

    Lord Kilgobbin

    Charles Lever

  • Her spirits were excellent, and all the promise of the future was rose-coloured and bright.

    Lord Kilgobbin

    Charles Lever

  • At the other spring it is first rose-coloured, and then dark red.

  • What cloud is crossing the rose-coloured field of his horoscope?