Definition of idyllic in English:

idyllic

adjective

  • Like an idyll; extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque.

    ‘an attractive hotel in an idyllic setting’
    • ‘They have this idea that it's Utopia, but the lifestyle is in no way idyllic.’
    • ‘Last year, for instance, my boyfriend and I spent an idyllic 10 days in Marrakesh.’
    • ‘City dwellers are flocking to South Lakeland to snap up farms as they try to buy into an idyllic rural life.’
    • ‘A more idyllic setting you could not imagine, and classical and church music added drama to the proceedings.’
    • ‘The idyllic setting is made more perfect still when, on our first night, a full moon lights up the night sky.’
    • ‘Funday Sunday was the bucolic and idyllic climax of the Kells heritage festival.’
    • ‘Franklin promised never to drink again and, after an idyllic summer, they moved into a rented house together.’
    • ‘Thousands of people have spent idyllic holidays in the areas stricken by the tidal wave following the earthquake.’
    • ‘After long travelling, foul weather and false starts, the picture before us is not nearly so idyllic or clear cut.’
    • ‘An idyllic spot of woodland might hove into view, but tantalisingly only as a remote island in an ocean of ploughed fields.’
    • ‘A woman is searching for the descendants of a Haworth family who made her life idyllic as an evacuee in the Second World War.’
    • ‘It will be an idyllic way, in between selected public appearances, to see out his remaining 50 years.’
    • ‘It's just an idyllic setting that makes me happy to live in the neighborhood that I live in!’
    • ‘Residents from the idyllic small town of Greencastle have vowed to fight the ferry every step of the way.’
    • ‘Even the most amateur of photographers can snap perfect shots in this idyllic place.’
    • ‘The unhappiness of others somehow besmirches their own idyllic picture.’
    • ‘Some say a horrible monster cast its ominous shadow over the peaceful and idyllic valley.’
    • ‘She and her family move to a bizarre Utopia - the idyllic suburban town of Stepford.’
    • ‘The backdrop of the mountains lends to the idyllic setting of Killoughternane.’
    • ‘Here we are in an idyllic alpine valley in that part of Bavaria that can broadly be described as Mittenwald.’
    perfect, ideal, idealized, wonderful, blissful, halcyon, happy
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Pronunciation

idyllic

/ɪˈdɪlɪk/