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Definition of "rosebush" [rose•bush]

  • A flowering rose shrub. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rosebush" in a sentence
  • "I want to know why the drafters of the Adult Use section think an industry that has never caused a single car accident or a single vomit-covered rosebush is being given more restrictions than the industry that causes these things weekly in Charlottesville: alcohol."
  • "On each of the branches I put little tags with notes about cultivating our future love and marriage, I made him read each one before he planted the bush, Now our rosebush is a reminder of our love and how, with tenderness, nourishment, and care, it will continue to bloom and grow."
  • "a rosebush could be a weed in a corn field, Queen Ann's Lace has a lovely fragrance ..."