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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (a literary reference to) a pretty young girl; An incompletely opened flower of a particular variety.

Usage examples (34)
  • The fragment of coral, a tiny crinkle of pink like a sugar rosebud from a cake, rolled across the mat.
  • You'll recall that "rosebud" invented the dog challenge.
  • It's "rosebud" in Greek, fitting because she's so delicate.
  • She likes to be my "old toad" just as much as my "rosebud," for she knows perfectly well, that they all mean LOVE. for more
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