Definition of still life noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


still life

BrE BrE//ˌstɪl ˈlaɪf//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌstɪl ˈlaɪf//
[uncountable, countable] (pl. still lifes) Artwork and techniques
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the art of painting or drawing arrangements of objects such as flowers, fruit, etc.; a painting, etc. like this She prefers still life to landscape painting. a still life in oils See related entries: Artwork and techniques
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