- pinkish-red or purplish-red
- bright, cheerful, or optimistic
through rose-colored glasses
with optimism, esp. undue optimism
- Having the color rose.
- Cheerful or optimistic, especially to an excessive degree: took a rose-colored view of the situation.
(comparative more rose-colored, superlative most rose-colored)
- (US) Alternative spelling of rose-coloured.