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1. portrait

noun. ['ˈpɔrtrət'] a word picture of a person's appearance and character.

Synonyms

  • picture
  • word-painting
  • depiction
  • characterization
  • characterisation
  • delineation
  • portraiture
  • word picture

Antonyms

  • dissimilitude

Etymology

  • portraict (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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A common misspelling of portrait is protrait

Example sentences of the word portrait


1. Noun, singular or mass
A shadow box frame is a great idea for a small portrait or piece of artwork.

Quotes containing the word portrait


1. There is something uniquely depressing about the fact that the National Portrait Gallery's version of the Barack Obama 'Hope' poster previously belonged to a pair of lobbyists. Depressing because Mr. Obama's Washington was not supposed to be the lobbyists' Washington, the place we learned to despise during the last administration.
- Thomas Frank

2. I don't know what I was expecting a vampire's room to look like. Maybe lots of black, a bunch of books by Camus... oh, and a sensitive portrait of the only human the vamp ever loved, who had no doubt died of something beautiful and tragic, thus dooming the vamp to an eternity of moping and sighing dramatically.What can I say? I read a lot of books.
- Rachel Hawkins, Hex Hall

3. A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.
- Richard Avedon

2. self-portrait

noun. ['ˌsɛlfˈpɔrtrət'] a portrait of yourself created by yourself.

Synonyms

  • portrayal

Etymology

  • portrait (English)
  • portraict (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • self- (English)

3. portrait

noun. ['ˈpɔrtrət'] any likeness of a person, in any medium.

Synonyms

  • self-portrait
  • portrayal
  • likeness
  • semblance

Antonyms

  • unabridged
  • alike
  • unlikeness
  • unalike

Etymology

  • portraict (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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