Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of a rosy pink colour.
  • adj. Adorned with a carnation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a flesh color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a color like carnation; pink.

Etymologies

carnation +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • At length one noticed the fact, and another; and then it became the general topic of conversation in the group upon the bridge, where Ethelberta, her hair getting frizzed and her cheeks carnationed by the wind, sat upon a camp-stool looking towards the prow.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Asked afterward, several employees said they had not noticed the carnationed crew, nor the reading outdoors.

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