Portraiture



[pawr-tri-cher, pohr-] /ˈpɔr trɪ tʃər, ˈpoʊr-/

noun
1.
the art or an instance of making .
2.
a pictorial representation; .
3.
a verbal picture.
/ˈpɔːtrɪtʃə/
noun
1.
the practice or art of making portraits
2.

3.
a verbal description
n.

mid-14c., from Old French portraiture “portrait, image, portrayal, resemblance” (12c.), from portrait (see portrait).

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    [pawr-trey, pohr-] /pɔrˈtreɪ, poʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to make a likeness of by drawing, painting, carving, or the like. 2. to depict in words; describe graphically. 3. to represent dramatically, as on the stage: He portrayed Napoleon in the play. /pɔːˈtreɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. to represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, etc; make […]

  • Portrayal

    [pawr-trey-uh l, pohr-] /pɔrˈtreɪ əl, poʊr-/ noun 1. the act of . 2. a portrait. n. 1834, from portray + -al (2). The idea formerly was expressed by portray (n.), 1610s.



  • Portrayed

    [pawr-trey, pohr-] /pɔrˈtreɪ, poʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to make a likeness of by drawing, painting, carving, or the like. 2. to depict in words; describe graphically. 3. to represent dramatically, as on the stage: He portrayed Napoleon in the play. /pɔːˈtreɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. to represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, etc; make […]

  • Portrayer

    [pawr-trey, pohr-] /pɔrˈtreɪ, poʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to make a likeness of by drawing, painting, carving, or the like. 2. to depict in words; describe graphically. 3. to represent dramatically, as on the stage: He portrayed Napoleon in the play. /pɔːˈtreɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. to represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, etc; make […]



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