having the aroma or fragrance of rose water.
affectedly delicate, nice, or fine; sentimental:
a Victorian novelist with a genteel, rose-water style.
water tinctured with the essential oil of roses, used as a perfume.

scented water used as a perfume and in cooking, made by the distillation of rose petals or by impregnation with oil of roses
(as modifier): rose-water scent

(modifier) elegant or delicate, esp excessively so


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