[pik-chuh-resk] /ˌpɪk tʃəˈrɛsk/
visually charming or quaint, as if resembling or suitable for a painting:
a picturesque fishing village.
(of writing, speech, etc.) strikingly graphic or vivid; creating detailed mental images:
a picturesque description of the Brazilian jungle.
having pleasing or interesting qualities; strikingly effective in appearance:
a picturesque hat.
visually pleasing, esp in being striking or vivid: a picturesque view
having a striking or colourful character, nature, etc
(of language) graphic; vivid
1703, on pattern of French pittoresque, a loan-word from Italian pittoresco, literally “pictorial” (1660s), from pittore “painter,” from Latin pictorem (nominative pictor); see painter (n.1). As a noun from 1749. Related: Picturesquely; picturesqueness.
noun 1. a cathode-ray tube with a screen at one end on which televised images are reproduced. noun 1. another name for television tube
noun 1. a large window in a house, usually dominating the room or wall in which it is located, and often designed or placed to present an attractive view. noun 1. a large window having a single pane of glass, usually placed so that it overlooks a view
noun 1. the art of recording events or expressing ideas by pictures, or pictorial symbols, as practiced by preliterate peoples. 2. pictorial symbols forming a record or communication. noun 1. any writing system that uses pictographs 2. a system of artistic expression and communication using pictures or symbolic figures
[pik-cher] /ˈpɪk tʃər/ noun 1. a visual representation of a person, object, or scene, as a painting, drawing, photograph, etc.: I carry a picture of my grandchild in my wallet. 2. any visible image, however produced: pictures reflected in a pool of water. 3. a mental image: a clear picture of how he had looked […]