from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a pink color like that of the rose, or like the pigment called rose pink. See Rose pink, under rose.
- adj. Disposed to clothe everything with roseate hues; hence, sentimental.
- n. a pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also, the color of the pigment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chromatic crimson-pink color.
- n. A pigment prepared by dyeing chalk or whiting with a decoction of Brazil-wood and alum.
- n. The American centaury, Sabbatia angularis.
- Of a rosy-pink color or hue; roseate; having a delicate bloom: also used figuratively: as, “rose-pink piety,”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several pink-flowered marsh plant of the eastern United States resembling a true centaury
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He loved fast cars—and rose-pink nail polish, said Mr. Lawrence, whose wife went for a spin with the artist in Doha in his Bugatti, which, naturally he drove barefoot.
When I looked down at my body it was painted deep neon rose-pink -- almost aglow.
But if there is a lasting emblem that sums up Nov. 22, 1963, the day America tumbled from youthful idealism to hollow despair, it is Jacqueline Kennedy's rose-pink suit and pillbox hat.
The unhooked fish, 40cm of speckled silver with a shimmer of rose-pink along its flank, is a thing of wonder, and when she finally lifts it up to return it to the water, it leaps from her grasp, and with barely a splash, is gone.
I have a whole pile of fabric that I still want to make this dress in: TWO two! colorways of camouflage, black denim, a Liberty twill, a rayon plaid, possibly a rose-pink corduroy, and on and on ...
Instead, she stared at the hamburger bun, watching as the juices from the meat turned the bread rose-pink.
The silk robe was of a rose-pink, embroidered with peonies, and the cotton of pale blue, embroidered with butterflies.
Growing from 60 to 90 centimetres tall, it features nodding, rose-pink, heart-shaped flowers with protruding white inner petals.
Ms. Tang, 35 years old, wore stylish embroidered jeans and a rose-pink jacket, her best clothes.
It is of the same size as P. barrabandi, but differs from that species in having the crown blue and the lower part of the cheeks rose-pink instead of yellow.