French translation of 'silhouette'
(= outline) silhouette f
in silhouette en silhouette
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Example Sentences Including 'silhouette'
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In silhouette or kindly light you might be taken for my, my for your, reflection.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
Once one gets accustomed to the dim lighting, his silhouette just becomes visible in a centre seat at the back of the stalls.A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)
We arrived as dusk was approaching, when the moors appeared particularly haunted and the dark silhouette of the castle ruins stood out boldly against the fading light.On the Trail of Merlin - a guide to the Celtic mystery tradition (1991)
Choose day dresses with a twist, like a retro print, and silhouettes that shape and flatter.The Sun (2015)
He phones her from a bar opposite her house and is able to see her silhouette as she answers the phone and asks who is calling.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Her silhouette was looser than usual and sometimes veered into the land of experimental, Japanese minimalist shapes.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
On his DVD covers, he appears in silhouette.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
That's because with the roof up, the new cabriolet mimics the distinctive silhouette of the coupé.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Typically, a full-body plastic moulding to disguise overall shape and silhouette of the car.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We see silhouettes loom, hear strange sounds.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
When holding up an object against the sky, its silhouette should be visible because the entire night sky is faintly glowing.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
A loose silhouette with panel inserts is the modern way to do sheer.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Because velvet is back from the underground and designers are using it as they would jersey or cotton, on loose silhouettes or tailored into sharp shapes.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But what they really see is a silhouette, and one of the things that women rarely consider is how they move.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Skinny jeans aside, the fashion silhouette has been loose and flowing, with a nod to softness and comfort.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Think about the overall silhouette and see what works.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
A silhouette appeared behind the frosted glass on the front door.The Sun (2007)
I could just see her silhouette.The Sun (2014)
Now you are saying you could see a silhouette.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
She said he could possibly have been excused if he had woken to see a silhouette by his bed and fired in a panic.The Sun (2014)
Some dancers, she suggests, damage their health in the search for a slim silhouette.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
As the tree ages and loses its military bearing, the silhouette becomes looser and more drooping.A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)
Beyond establishing a dark silhouette and sufficient brightness behind it, there is little the exposure can do for the image.Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)
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British English: silhouette NOUN
A silhouette is the solid dark shape that you see when someone or something has a bright light or pale background behind them.
The dark silhouette of the castle ruins stood out boldly against the fading light.
Translation of silhouette from the Collins English to French Dictionary