Etymology

1. idyll

noun. ['ˈaɪdəl'] an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll.

Etymology

  • idyllium (Latin)
  • εἰδύλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Idyll

  • intertidal
  • homicidal
  • suicidal
  • steidel
  • spidle
  • speidel
  • freidel
  • bridle
  • bridal
  • weidel
  • tidal
  • sidle
  • sidell
  • seidl
  • seidell
  • seidel
  • scheidel
  • reidel
  • lydall
  • keidel
  • heidel
  • geidel
  • idol
  • idle

2. idyll

noun. ['ˈaɪdəl'] a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life.

Synonyms

  • eclogue
  • bucolic
  • idyl

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • black
  • white

Etymology

  • idyllium (Latin)
  • εἰδύλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. idyll

noun. ['ˈaɪdəl'] a musical composition that evokes rural life.

Synonyms

  • musical composition
  • piece of music
  • piece
  • opus
  • pastorale
  • idyl
  • composition

Etymology

  • idyllium (Latin)
  • εἰδύλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with idyll


1. Noun, singular or mass
Next time you are at the beach, harvest some of that sweet smelling stuff to make a pretty memento of your summer idyll.

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