Definition of word picture in English:

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word picture

Pronunciation: /wərd ˈpik(t)SHər/


A vivid description in writing.
Example sentences
  • As you might imagine, its name gives a vivid word picture for the color changes, blushing from ivory to pink and finally red when mature.
  • For those who haven't heard you yet, paint a word picture to describe your music.
  • Yes, the above was a lame attempt at being comical, but I think the word picture gives an accurate account of the worth of this album.

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Syllabification: word pic·ture

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