Antonyms
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1. picturesque

adjective. ['ˈpɪktʃɝəsk'] suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture.

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Etymology

  • -esque (English)
  • -esque (French)
  • picture (English)
  • pycture (English)

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Rhymes with Picturesque

  • damask
  • debusk
  • mollusk
  • pociask

How do you pronounce picturesque?

Pronounce picturesque as ˈpɪkʧərəsk.

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Sentences with picturesque


1. Adjective
The Greek islands are one of the most picturesque sailing locales in the world.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Their attractive form becomes more picturesque as the tree ages, making for an ideal landscape tree.

Quotes about picturesque


1. Pictures must not be too picturesque.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. What difference does it make if you live in a picturesque little outhouse surrounded by 300 feeble minded goats and your faithful dog? The question is: Can you write?
- Ernest Hemingway

2. picturesque

adjective. ['ˈpɪktʃɝəsk'] strikingly expressive.

Synonyms

  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • -esque (English)
  • -esque (French)
  • picture (English)
  • pycture (English)
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