Pink vs. Rose

Pink vs. Rose — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Pink and Rose

Pinknoun

Any of a group of colors reddish in hue, of medium to high lightness, and of low to moderate saturation.

Rosenoun

Any of numerous shrubs or vines of the genus Rosa, having prickly stems and pinnately compound leaves, widely cultivated for their showy, often fragrant flowers.

Pinknoun

Any of various plants of the genus Dianthus, such as sweet William, often cultivated for their showy, fragrant, usually pink, red, or white flowers. Also called dianthus.

Rosenoun

The flower of any of these plants.

Pinknoun

Any of several other plants in the pink family, such as the wild pink.

Rosenoun

Any of various other plants, especially one having similar flowers.

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Pinknoun

A flower of any of these plants.

Rosenoun

A member of the rose family.

Pinknoun

The highest or best degree

in the pink of health.

Rosenoun

A dark pink to moderate red.

Pinknoun

Light-colored trousers formerly worn as part of the winter semidress uniform by US Army officers.

Rosenoun

An ornament, such as a decorative knot, resembling a rose in form; a rosette.

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Pinknoun

The scarlet coat worn by fox hunters.

Rosenoun

A perforated nozzle for spraying water from a hose or sprinkling can.

Pinknoun

(Slang)A pinko.

Rosenoun

A form of gem cut marked by a flat base and a faceted, hemispheric upper surface.

Pinknoun

A small sailing vessel with a sharply narrowed stern and an overhanging transom.

Rosenoun

A gem, especially a diamond, cut in this manner.

Pinkadjective

Of the color pink.

Rosenoun

A rose window.

Pinkadjective

(Slang)Having moderately leftist political opinions.

Rosenoun

A compass card or its representation, as on a map.

Pinkverb

To stab lightly with a pointed weapon; prick.

Rosenoun

roses That which is marked by favor, success, or ease of execution

Directing this play has been all roses since the new producer took over.

Pinkverb

To decorate with a perforated pattern.

Rosenoun

A light pink wine made from purple grapes, with the skins being removed from the juice during fermentation as soon as the desired color has been attained.

Pinkverb

To cut with pinking shears.

Roseadjective

Of the color rose.

Pinknoun

(regional) The common minnow, Phoxinus phoxinus}.

Roseadjective

Relating to, containing, or used for roses.

Pinknoun

(regional) A young Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, before it becomes a smolt; a parr.

Roseadjective

Scented or flavored with or as if with roses.

Pinknoun

A narrow boat.

Roseverb

Past tense of rise.

Pinknoun

A stab.

Rosenoun

A shrub of the genus Rosa, with red, pink, white or yellow flowers.

Pinknoun

Any of various flowers in the genus Dianthus, sometimes called carnations.

This garden in particular has a beautiful bed of pinks.

Rosenoun

A flower of the rose plant.

Pinknoun

(dated) A perfect example; excellence, perfection; the embodiment of some quality.

Your hat, madam, is the very pink of fashion.

Rosenoun

A plant or species in the rose family. (Rosaceae)

Pinknoun

The colour of this flower, between red and white; pale red.

My new dress is a wonderful shade of pink.

Rosenoun

Something resembling a rose flower.

Pinknoun

Hunting pink; scarlet, as worn by hunters.

Rosenoun

(heraldry) The rose flower, usually depicted with five petals, five barbs, and a circular seed.

Pinknoun

(snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 6 points.

Oh dear, he's left himself snookered behind the pink.

Rosenoun

A purplish-red or pink colour, the colour of some rose flowers.

Pinknoun

(slang) An unlettered and uncultured, but relatively prosperous, member of the middle classes; compare babbitt, bourgeoisie.

Rosenoun

A round nozzle for a sprinkling can or hose.

Pinkverb

To decorate a piece of clothing or fabric by adding holes or by scalloping the fringe.

Rosenoun

The base of a light socket.

Pinkverb

To prick with a sword.

Rosenoun

(mathematics) Any of various flower-like polar graphs of sinusoids or their squares.

Pinkverb

To wound by irony, criticism, or ridicule.

Rosenoun

A graph with only one vertex.

Pinkverb

To choose; to cull; to pick out.

Rosenoun

alternative spelling of rosé

Pinkverb

(transitive) To turn (a topaz or other gemstone) pink by the application of heat; (more generally) to turn something pink.

Roseverb

To make rose-coloured; to redden or flush.

Pinkverb

(of a motor car) To emit a high "pinking" noise, usually as a result of ill-set ignition timing for the fuel used (in a spark ignition engine).

Roseverb

To perfume, as with roses.

Pinkverb

(obsolete) To wink; to blink.

Roseadjective

Having a purplish-red or pink colour. See rosy.

Pinkadjective

Having a colour between red and white; pale red.

Rosenoun

any of many plants of the genus Rosa

Pinkadjective

Of a fox-hunter's jacket: scarlet.

Rosenoun

pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began

Pinkadjective

Having conjunctivitis.

Rosenoun

a dusty pink color

Pinkadjective

(obsolete) By comparison to red (communist), describing someone who sympathizes with the ideals of communism without actually being a Russian-style communist: a pinko.

Roseadjective

having a dusty purplish pink color;

the roseate glow of dawn

Pinkadjective

(informal) Relating to women or girls.

pink-collar; pink job

Pinkadjective

(informal) Relating to homosexuals as a group within society.

the pink economypink dollar; pink pound

Pinkadjective

(obsolete) Half-shut; winking.

Pinknoun

a light shade of red

Pinknoun

any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers

Pinkverb

make light, repeated taps on a surface;

he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently

Pinkverb

sound like a car engine that is firing too early;

the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasolineThe car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded

Pinkverb

cut in a zig-zag pattern with pinking shears, in sewing

Pinkadjective

of a light shade of red