Pictorials



[pik-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-ee-uh l] /pɪkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr i əl/

adjective
1.
pertaining to, expressed in, or of the nature of a picture.
2.
illustrated by or containing pictures:
a pictorial history.
3.
of or relating to the art of painting and drawing pictures, the pictures themselves, or their makers:
the pictorial masterpieces of the Renaissance.
4.
having or suggesting the visual appeal or imagery of a picture:
a pictorial metaphor.
noun
5.
a periodical in which pictures constitute an important feature.
6.
a magazine feature that is primarily photographic.
/pɪkˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
relating to, consisting of, or expressed by pictures
2.
(of books, newspapers, etc) containing pictures
3.
of or relating to painting or drawing
4.
(of language, style, etc) suggesting a picture; vivid; graphic
noun
5.

adj.

1640s, from Latin pictorius “of a painter,” from pictor “painter,” from past participle stem of pingere “to make pictures” (see paint (v.)) + -al (1). The noun meaning “journal in which pictures are the main feature” is first recorded 1844. Related: Pictorially.

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