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Definition of "rosy-purple" []

  • Of purple with a rose tinge (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "rosy-purple" in a sentence
  • "Up high in the snow, ridges stretch away to east, west and south in a bloom of rosy-purple light glowing behind the pencilled outlines of the hills and mountains."
  • "It shines most as a rock plant; its long and bending stems, which are somewhat procumbent, have as much rigidity about them as to prevent their having a weak appearance; the tips, moreover, are erect, showing off to advantage the handsome imbricate bracts, bespangled as they are with numerous rosy-purple blossoms."
  • "Many of the species of Hellebore are known to produce flowers varying more or less in colour; and we also know that an individual blossom, during the long period in which the sepals keep good, often changes its tints and colours, but we are scarcely prepared to hear that a species has greenish-white flowers, whilst we have always seen a rosy or rosy-purple one produced."
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