Definition of picturesque adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    picturesque

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌpɪktʃəˈrɛsk//
     
     
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  1. 1(of a place, building, scene, etc.) pretty, especially in a way that looks old-fashioned synonym quaint a picturesque cottage/setting/village
  2. 2(of language) producing strong mental images by using unusual words a picturesque description of life at sea
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adverb The inn is picturesquely situated on the banks of the river.
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