follow Dictionary.com

Word of the Day
Wednesday, July 31, 2002

Definitions for roseate

  1. Overly optimistic; bright or cheerful.
  2. Resembling a rose especially in color.

Learn something
new every day


GET OUR


Thank youfor signing up
Get the Word of the Day Email
Citations for roseate
That roseate view was shattered when the North last week detained a South Korean housewife, on a Kumkang tour with her six-year-old son, on a bizarre pretext. Donald Kirk, Time
The roseate future of so many highly rated blue-chip stocks has been based on that dream. David C. Roche, Time
Origin of roseate
1580-1590
Roseate comes from Latin roseus, "rosy," from rosa, "rose."