Part of speech: adjective

Of a rose color; rosy.

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Usage examples "roseate":

  1. For this reason her sandals were so made that when she stood or walked they protected only the soles of her feet, and her slender white toes with the roseate nails and their polished white half- moons were left uncovered. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. This light gradually fades away as the sun goes down, until the lower part of the mountain becomes of a dead and ghostly white, while the roseate hue still lingers on the summit, as if the top of the mountain were tipped with flame. - "Rollo in Geneva", Jacob Abbott.
  3. She has probably first met the gentleman at a ball, or other festive occasion, where the excitement of the scene has reflected on every object around a roseate tint. - "Routledge's Manual of Etiquette", George Routledge.