Definition of inscape noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɪnskeɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnskeɪp//
jump to other results
the inner nature of a person or thing as shown in a work of art, especially in a poem Word Originmid 19th cent. (originally in the poetic theory of Gerard Manley Hopkins): perhaps from in- ‘within’ + -scape.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inscape