Antonyms
Etymology

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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Words that Rhyme with Picturesque

  • damask
  • debusk
  • mollusk
  • pociask

Example sentences of the word 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 containing the word 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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