Definition of picturesquely in US English:



  • See picturesque

    • ‘The province's second largest city, Ottawa, Canada's capital, is picturesquely nestled at the junction of three rivers.’
    • ‘These sturdy wooden boats mingle picturesquely alongside the quay, while they are relieved of their morning's catch or stocked with sacks of spices.’
    • ‘As with much of Austria, the town is picturesquely set against mountains and ripe with street cafes and surrounding areas that look like something out of the movie Heidi.’
    • ‘The hall, which had been picturesquely decorated by the officers and a few of the inmates, presented a bright and festive appearance.’
    • ‘His open-ended naturalistic renditions of nature are the product of the mind of this philosopher-artist who layers paint more thoughtfully than picturesquely, and more emotionally than rationally.’