Picturesque

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Of, suggesting, or suitable for a picture: picturesque rocky shores.
  • adj. Striking or interesting in an unusual way; irregularly or quaintly attractive: a picturesque French caf├ę.
  • adj. Strikingly expressive or vivid: picturesque language.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Resembling or worthy of a picture or painting; having the qualities of a picture or painting. scenic
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Forming, or fitted to form, a good or pleasing picture; representing with the clearness or ideal beauty appropriate to a picture; expressing that peculiar kind of beauty which is agreeable in a picture, natural or artificial; graphic; vivid
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Picture-like; possessing notably original and pleasing qualities such as would be effective in a picture; forming or fitted to form an interesting or striking picture, as a mountain waterfall, or a pine-covered headland, or a gay costume amid appropriate surroundings.
  • Strikingly graphic or vivid; abounding or diversified with striking and vivid imagery: as, picturesque language.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. strikingly expressive
  • adj. suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture
  • Equivalent
    colourful    colorful    beautiful   
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    graphic    vivid   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    beautiful    quaint    pleasant    fantastic    attractive