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Definition of "rose-water" [rose•-wa•ter]

  • Having the odor of rose water; hence, affectedly nice or delicate; sentimental. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "rose-water" in a sentence
  • "Add half a pound of finely ground sugar and dampen with rose-water."
  • "Work three quarters of a pound butter, one pound of good sugar, till very white, whip ten whites to a foam, add the yolks and beat together, add one spoon rose-water, 2 of brandy, and put the whole to one and a quarter of a pound flour, if yet too soft add flour and bake slowly."
  • "Remember, it's all about the illusion of abundance ... who cares if you fill these with rose-water or Charlie."