moonlight and roses(redirected from all moonlight and roses)
moonlight and roses
A pleasant, sentimental, and romantic situation or atmosphere. Often used in negative constructions to emphasize difficulties in a romantic relationship. I thought that dating an actress would be all moonlight and roses, but she travels so much that I hardly ever see her. Living with a boyfriend or girlfriend is not all moonlight and roses, you know.
moonlight and rosesused to characterize an atmosphere of romantic sentimentality.
The expression comes from the title of a song ( 1925 ) by Neil Moret and Ben Black .