Definition of malerisch in English:

malerisch

adjective

  • Of or relating to a manner of painting characterized more by the merging of colours than by the more formal linear style; painterly.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Burlington Magazine. From German malerisch in the manner of a painter, picturesque, after H. Wölfflin's use in Kunstgeschichtliche Grundbegriffe from Maler painter + -isch.

Pronunciation

malerisch

/ˈmɑːlərɪʃ/