Definitions

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  • adjective of a color tinged with rose

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Examples

  • You tend to look at your school days through rose-tinted spectacles.

    Jason Leonard | Small Talk

  • By the way, though I am a teacher here, I do not "hate" the US, so you have no right to pin that worn-out label on me, but neither do I see Mexico through rose-tinted glasses.

    Just back from a month in upstate New York

  • By the way, though I am a teacher here, I do not "hate" the US, so you have no right to pin that worn-out label on me, but neither do I see Mexico through rose-tinted glasses.

    Just back from a month in upstate New York

  • She turned to gaze at her rose-tinted glasses, sitting atop her bedside table.

    Olivia

  • By the way, though I am a teacher here, I do not "hate" the US, so you have no right to pin that worn-out label on me, but neither do I see Mexico through rose-tinted glasses.

    Just back from a month in upstate New York

  • They caught their first glimpse of Mt. Shasta, a rose-tinted snow-peak rising, a sunset dream, between and beyond green interlacing walls of canyon -- a landmark destined to be with them for many days.

    CHAPTER XV

  • Former presidents, like ex-girlfriends and ex-boyfriends, tend to benefit from the rose-tinted glasses of our collective memory.

    Who had the worst week in Washington? Jimmy Carter.

  • Clearly, you left your rose-tinted specks at home.

    Locally Elected Police Chiefs, Yeah? « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Where did the world's top business leaders get their supply of rose-tinted spectacles?

    Overheard

  • She filled her day with music-box tunes and actually wore rose-tinted glasses because she hated “the dull colors, the way things faded, the annoying dark clouds that poked their bruised faces in our way.”

    Olivia

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