Definition of "rosy-fingered" [rosy-fingered]

  • Having rosy fingers: Homer's favorite epithet of the dawn, <bt>ῤοδοδάκτυλος</bt>, <bt>)Ηώς</bt>. (unknown)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "rosy-fingered" in a sentence
  • "Crowds flocked to claim a seat while it was still dark, so that as rosy-fingered dawn appeared in the eastern sky that summer morning, a multitude was waiting for the king."
  • "Touched by the rosy-fingered dawn, we can sit together in beauty, in peace and quiet, in calm communion with the sweet pink spirits that surround us always."
  • "At least when referring to Homeric epics -- ox-eyed Hera, rosy-fingered dawn, and the like."