Definition of rosebud in English:

rosebud

Line breaks: rose|bud
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊzbʌd
 
/

noun

1An unopened flower of a rose: [as modifier]: figurative her rosebud mouth
More example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of rosebud in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day envenom
Pronunciation: enˈvenəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous