Definition of skeuomorphic in English:

skeuomorphic

adjective

  • See skeuomorph

    • ‘When it's used appropriately, skeuomorphic design can give users a quick sense of what an app does.’
    • ‘Some slabs seem to depict wooden crosses complete with skeuomorphic wooden features such as the carpenter's nail heads.’
    • ‘There is a growing trend away from skeuomorphic designs towards more simplistic and minimal type interfaces.’
    • ‘Another irritation with the skeuomorphic approach is that it quickly looks dated as the analog counterparts become obsolete.’
    • ‘With skeuomorphic design, digital programs are made to look like real-world things.’
    • ‘That's really the main advantage of skeuomorphic designs: they remind us of stuff we already know, and stuff we already know feels comfortable.’

Pronunciation

skeuomorphic

/skjuːə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪk/