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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rosebudnoun

    the bud of a rose

  2. rosebudnoun

    (a literary reference to) a pretty young girl


  1. rosebudnoun

    The bud of a rose.

  2. rosebudnoun

    A pretty young woman.

  3. rosebudnoun

    a mouth

  4. rosebudnoun

    an anus


  1. rosebud

    Rosebud is a term that can have different meanings depending on the context in which it is used. However, the most commonly referenced definition of rosebud is the sled from the movie "Citizen Kane." In the film, "rosebud" represents a symbol of a lost childhood innocence and happiness for the main character, Charles Foster Kane. It is frequently associated with nostalgia and the longing for simpler times.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rosebudnoun

    the flower of a rose before it opens, or when but partially open


  1. Rosebud

    Rosebud is a city in Falls County, Texas. The population was 1,412 at the 2010 census. Rosebud is the birthplace of NFL running back LaDainian Tomlinson.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rosebud is ranked #89069 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Rosebud surname appeared 208 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Rosebud.

    79.8% or 166 total occurrences were Black.
    8.6% or 18 total occurrences were White.
    8.1% or 17 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosebud in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosebud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of rosebud in a Sentence

  1. Timothy Bono:

    The beauty of a budding rosebud or a magnificent oak tree captures our attention and can provide peaceful diversion from our otherwise busy, stressful and fast-paced lives, if we're feeling down and unmotivated, a simple 10-minute walk outside may be just what we need to elevate our mood and catch a second wind for the work we have remaining in the day.

  2. Persian:

    If thou desirest ease in this life, keep thy secrets undisclosed, like the modest rosebud. Take warning from that lovely flower, which, by expanding its hitherto hidden beauties when in full bloom, gives its leaves and its happiness to the winds.

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