- tinged with rose; rosy: a roseate dawn.
- bright or promising: a roseate future.
- incautiously optimistic: a roseate forecast for holiday sales.
Origin of roseate
Examples from the Web for roseate
Contemporary Examples of roseate
What has looked to us to be healthy, roseate, and vigorous is, in fact, rotten, corrupt, and frequently amoral.The Fall of India's Katie Couric?
November 30, 2010
Historical Examples of roseate
I can not believe that, to produce one roseate complexion, she must etiolate a thousand.The Book of Khalid
But life was not all roseate for Franklin; he and the other envoys had plenty of work to do.Benjamin Franklin
Paul Elmer More
Photogravures in rich oaken frames adorned the roseate walls.A Great Man
Who knows but that his roseate color is only the blush of his flowers?Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales
Robert L. Taylor
The author resorts to no roseate colouring, nor any kind of varnish.Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877
- of the colour rose or pink
- excessively or idealistically optimistic