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Meaning of "primrose path" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PRIMROSE PATH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRIMROSE PATH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Primrose path is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PRIMROSE PATH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Primrose path

The primrose path refers to a life of ease and pleasure, or to a course of action that seems easy and appropriate but can actually end in calamity.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRIMROSE PATH

primogenitrix
primogeniture
primordia
primordial
primordialism
primordiality
primordially
primordium
primp
primrose
primrose yellow
primrosy
primula
primulaceous
primuline
primum mobile
primus
primus inter pares
Primus stove
primy

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRIMROSE PATH

approach path
bicycle path
bridle path
critical path
cross someone´s path
cycle path
flare path
flight path
footpath
garden path
glide path
homeopath
lead a person up the garden path
mean free path
osteopath
path
psychopath
the primrose path
to lead sb up the garden path
towing path

Synonyms and antonyms of primrose path in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «primrose path» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRIMROSE PATH

Find out the translation of primrose path to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of primrose path from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «primrose path» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

月见草路径
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

camino de rosas
570 millions of speakers

English

primrose path
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हलके पीले रंग का पथ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مسار زهرة الربيع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

примулы путь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

caminho de prímula
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রাইম রোজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Primrose Path
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jalan primrose
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Blumenpfad
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サクラソウパス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

앵초 경로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Primrose path
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

con đường hoa anh thảo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ப்ரிம்ரோஸ் பாதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पिवळया फुलांचे रानटी रोप पथ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çalılık yol
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sentiero fiorito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

primrose Path
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

примули шлях
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cale ciuboțica-cucului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

primrose πορεία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Primrose pad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

primrose bana
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

primrose banen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of primrose path

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRIMROSE PATH»

The term «primrose path» is normally little used and occupies the 108.608 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRIMROSE PATH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about primrose path

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRIMROSE PATH»

Discover the use of primrose path in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to primrose path and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Oriana Oakleigh and the Primrose Path
Join new author W. R. Cooper in Oriana Oakleigh and the Primrose Path—the first book in this epic historical fantasy series set against a backdrop of war-torn Saxon England.
W. R. Cooper, 2010
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The Primrose Path
Or must she learn to let go?Susan weaves an intricate thread of history throughout the tale, creating a story that is both heart warming and heart rending, a tale of love and time travel reminiscent of Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time ...
Susan Giles, 2010
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Primrose Path: Heaven's Road to Hell's Gate
It is one of the most outstanding examples of a counterfeit in the Church ever depicted on the printed page. But there's more to it than that. It is the author's conviction that this story does not stand alone in what is going on today.
Vincent Galici, 2006
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The Primrose Path
A war hero and Regency nonpareil, Viscount Knowle becomes a laughingstock when his late aunt leaves Primrose Cottage to her collection of dogs, under the doting care of her former companion, Miss Angelina Armstead
Barbara Metzger, 1999
5
Rumpole and the Primrose Path
The six new stories in Rumpole and the Primrose Path find Horace Rumpole?despite a heart attack that left him at death?s door in the previous volume?deftly parrying everything from the admonitions of his wife, Hilda, to the vagaries of his ...
John Mortimer, 2004
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Country-Style Painted Wood Projects
Wish you could fill your home with charm?
‎1997
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The Primrose Path
After a mysterious old gentleman declares his lifelong love for the author's late mother, Jones embarks on a journey to rediscover her mother through the people she had known and loved.
Sonia Jones, 2008
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The Primrose Path. A Chapter in the Annals of the Kingdom of ...
This varied collection includes material that gives readers a 19th century view of the world.
Margaret Wilson Oliphant, Mrs Oliphant, 2011
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The Primrose Path
When fourteen-year-old Debbie moves to a new town and Hebrew school following the death of her grandmother, she begins to be uncomfortable with the overly familiar behavior of the Rabbi principal.
Carol Matas, 1995
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Choice, Behavioral Economics, and Addiction
Hey man combines the idea that drug users and non-users differ in their frame of reference when choosing between courses of action with the Primrose Path model of Addiction (Herrnstein & Prelec 1992). This model proposes that addictions ...
Rudolph Eugene Vuchinich, Nick Heather, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRIMROSE PATH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term primrose path is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sister fed up with brother's primrose path
Dear Carolyn: I have this overwhelming anger or jealousy toward my younger brother because of how easily his life seems to come for him. «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
2
Mayor 'disappointed' about New Bedford casino proposal failure
We feel like we've been lead down the primrose path,” said Mayor Jon Mitchell. But Mitchell said that a casino is not the only way to bring jobs ... «WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, Jul 15»
3
Ex-Ukrainian PM Barred From 'Primrose Path'
(CN) - A corrupt former Ukrainian prime minister's request for government documents was denied in part by a federal magistrate, who refused to ... «Courthouse News Service, Jul 15»
4
Ex-Ukrainian PM Wins Few Docs in Forfeiture Case
... prime minister's request for government documents was denied in part by a federal magistrate, who refused to let him walk a "primrose path." «Courthouse News Service, Jul 15»
5
No longer free
It is very apparent that this country is heading down the primrose path to disaster. As Mr. Kupinsky pointed out, to erase something that means ... «Sunbury Daily Item, Jul 15»
6
Commentary: Obama leads world to historic nuclear deal with Iran
[I]t cannot be lost on Obama that, if he had his way, Netanyahu would have already misled him down a primrose path to war against Iran ... «Caribbean News Now, Jul 15»
7
Volatility is Volatile, So Expect the Unexpected
Investors are being led down the primrose path. In denying markets their freedom of expression, the chasm between that which is real and that ... «Morningstar.com, Jul 15»
8
New Baitcasting Reel: Shimano Citica 200I
Not a bad reel, but not as mind blowing and versatile as the paid hype leads one down the primrose path with. I also didn't like one of their ... «Field and Stream, Jul 15»
9
How hormones affect the stock market
... experiments, cortisol and testosterone can land stock traders in trouble just as easily as they can lead teenagers down the primrose path. «The Week Magazine, Jul 15»
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James Boswell was more than a biographer, he put the …
And so, for Boswell, who loved liberty, the primrose path of dalliance was more than a rite of passage: it was a condition. He may have been the ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Primrose path [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/primrose-path>. Nov 2019 ».
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