rose-coloured


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rose-coloured

adj
1. (Colours) of the colour rose; rosy
2. See rose-tinted
3. see through rose-coloured glasses see through rose-coloured spectacles to view in an excessively optimistic light
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Translations

rose-coloured

rose-colored (US) [ˈrəʊzˌkʌləd] ADJcolor de rosa
to see everything through rose-coloured spectaclesverlo todo color de rosa
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rose-coloured

[ˈrəʊzˌkʌləd] adjcolor rosa inv
to see sth through rose-coloured spectacles (fig) → vedere tutto rosa
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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