1An unopened flower of a rose: [as modifier]: figurative her rosebud mouth
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- My oldest sister was named Rose because of her rosebud shaped lips and a slight birthmark that was on her forehead when she was born.
- She opened her rosebud mouth and said, with a voice like leaves fluttering against cobbles, ‘Would you like to buy a hat?’
- Her features were fine; her soulful green eyes sparkled with excitement, and her rosebud mouth was turned up in an unconscious smile.
1.1 archaic A pretty young woman.
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