rose-colored glasses
noun plural Date: 1926 favorably disposed opinions ; optimistic eyes <
views the world through rose-colored glasses
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rose-colored glasses — noun a) Glasses that are tinted in a pink or rose shade. b) An optimistic perception of something; a positive opinion; seeing something in a positive way, often thinking of it as better than it actually is. See Also: rose colored, rose coloured,… …   Wiktionary

  • rose-colored glasses — noun plural see rose colored spectacles * * * a cheerful or optimistic view of things, usually without valid basis: He saw life through rose colored glasses. [1860 65] * * * rose colored glasses, a cheerful attitude or disposition; an optimistic… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • rose-colored glasses — See: LOOK AT THE WORLD THROUGH ROSE COLORED GLASSES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rose-colored glasses — a cheerful or optimistic view of things, usually without valid basis: He saw life through rose colored glasses. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • rose-colored\ glasses — See: look at the world through rose colored glasses …   Словарь американских идиом

  • rose-colored glasses —    If people see things through rose colored (coloured) glasses, they see them in a more positive light than they really are.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • rose-colored glasses — rose′ col ored glass′es n. (used with a pl. v.) a cheerful or optimistic, esp. overly optimistic view of things • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • rose-colored glasses — optimism, tendency to see things in a positive manner …   English contemporary dictionary

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