picturesque definition, picturesque meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images
Collins

picturesque

  

      adj  
1    visually pleasing, esp. in being striking or vivid  
a picturesque view     
2    having a striking or colourful character, nature, etc.  
3    (of language) graphic; vivid  
     (C18: from French pittoresque (but also influenced by picture), from Italian pittoresco, from pittore painter, from Latin pictor)  
  picturesquely      adv  
  picturesqueness      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collins

picturesque

  
  
attractive, beautiful, charming, colourful, graphic, pretty, quaint, scenic, striking, vivid  
  
Antonyms     
   commonplace, drab, dull, everyday, inartistic, unattractive, uninteresting  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

Advertising