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Pronunciation of Rose: Learn how to pronounce Rose in English correctly

Learn how to say Rose correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word rose:

1a prickly bush or shrub that typically bears red, pink, yellow, or white fragrant flowers, native to north temperate regions and widely grown as an ornamental.
Genus Rosa, family Rosaceae (the rose family); many species, hybrids, and cultivars. This large family includes most temperate fruits (apple, plum, peach, cherry, blackberry, strawberry) as well as the hawthorns, rowans, and potentillas
the flower of a rose bush:
he sent her a dozen red roses
used in names of other plants whose flowers resemble roses, e.g. Christmas rose, rose of Sharon.
2a stylized representation of a rose in heraldry or decoration, typically with five petals (especially as a national emblem of England):
the Tudor rose
3 [mass noun] a warm pink or light crimson colour:
the rose and gold of dawn
[as modifier]:
the 100% cotton range is available in rose pink and ocean blue
[in combination]:
leaves with rose-red margins
(usually roses) used in reference to a rosy complexion:
the fresh air will soon put the roses back in her cheeks
4 (roses) used to refer to favourable circumstances or ease of success:
all is not roses in the firm today
5a perforated cap attached to a shower, the spout of a watering can, or the end of a hose to produce a spray.
6short for compass rose.
[with object] literary
make rosy:
a warm flush now rosed her hitherto blue cheeks

a bed of roses

see bed.
come up roses

(of a situation) develop in a very favourable way:
new boyfriend, successful career—everything was coming up roses
come up (or out) smelling of roses

emerge from a difficult situation with one’s reputation intact:
you came out of a tight spot smelling of roses
under the rose

archaic in secret; sub rosa.



Old English rōse, of Germanic origin, from Latin rosa; reinforced in Middle English by Old French rose