Definition of 'picturesque'
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Luxembourg is a country of vast woods, picturesque villages and rolling hills covered in vines. The Sun (2017) Five picturesque Cornish villages are calling for a ban on new-build houses being sold as second homes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Book a trip to a picturesque village in Switzerland at the very beginning of the ski season and this doesn't have to be a daydream. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We stop off for lunch in tastefully picturesque little towns. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The university is split across three sites in and around the pedestrianised and picturesque city centre. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It occupies a picturesque spot with riverside and woodland walks nearby. The Sun (2014)The old town around the splendid natural harbour is picturesque enough in a scruffy way. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Her humour is milder and her settings more picturesque and more melancholy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is the picturesque village that inspired the father of ecology. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Today Bergerac remains a most pleasant and picturesque town. The Wine Roads of France (1989)We saw a beautiful, picturesque city by day but at night it was really crazy. The Sun (2008)They are picturesque little spots, these locks. Three Men in a Boat (1889)Would Switzerland sacrifice its picturesque villages for growth? Times, Sunday Times (2011)It has a long, sandy coastline with picturesque fishing villages and dramatic scenery. Times, Sunday Times (2007)No one was allowed in or out of the picturesque town - and cops with machineguns guarded buildings. The Sun (2010)Its picturesque Cotswolds setting may have something to do with its high retention of students but so does its small size and nurturing environment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)UPSIDE Atmospheric house in a picturesque setting. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Upside A home in the heart of a picturesque and historic town. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A picturesque setting overlooking the city of Bath. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The festival brings inspiring and current music, urban culture and visual arts to the picturesque city for an unforgettable weekend in a beautiful setting. The Sun (2015)They have chosen the most picturesque spot on the Italian Riviera. The Sun (2008)The feathered coves and bays of Sydney Harbour make getting around the city particularly picturesque. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a short walk to a picturesque harbour, where boat rides are available. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is modern housing on its outskirts, but look carefully and you will find one of the most picturesque spots in Wales. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I was the centre of attention as I shopped and partied in the picturesque spa town where our team is based. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'picturesque'
British English: picturesque /ˌpɪktʃəˈrɛsk/ ADJECTIVE
A picturesque place is attractive, interesting, and unspoiled.
...a picturesque village.
- American English: picturesque
- Arabic: رَائِع
- Brazilian Portuguese: pitoresco
- Chinese: 如画般的
- Croatian: slikovit
- Czech: malebný
- Danish: malerisk
- Dutch: schilderachtig
- European Spanish: pintoresco
- Finnish: maalauksellinen
- French: pittoresque
- German: malerisch
- Greek: γραφικός
- Italian: pittoresco
- Japanese: 絵のように美しい
- Korean: 그림같은
- Norwegian: malerisk
- Polish: malowniczy
- European Portuguese: pitoresco
- Romanian: pitoresc
- Russian: живописный
- Spanish: pintoresco
- Swedish: pittoresk
- Thai: สวยงดงาม
- Turkish: resmedilmeye değer
- Ukrainian: мальовничий
- Vietnamese: nên thơ
Definition of picturesque from the Collins English Dictionary
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