Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “put the roses (back) into sb's cheeks”

See all translations

put the roses (back) into sb's cheeks

informal
If something puts the roses back into your cheeks, it makes you look healthy, especially after an illness: A brisk walk will put the roses back into your cheeks.
Translations of “put the roses (back) into sb's cheeks”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在病後)使(某人)的臉色恢復紅潤…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在病后)使(某人)的脸色恢复红润…
(Definition of put the roses (back) into sb's cheeks from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

advent calendar

a decorative piece of card, often hung on the wall, that has a small opening with a door for each of the days of the month before Christmas. Children open one of these doors each day, finding a picture under it.

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Read More