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Definition of "idyl" [i•dyl]

  • Alternative spelling of idyll. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "idyl" in a sentence
  • "Perhaps I had better say something too, about the word idyl, for the use of the word by"
  • "The noble "idyl" of _Echetlos_ is thus a counterpart, in its brief way, to the great tragic tale of Herakles and"
  • "The term 'idyl' has been explained above (page 248, note to iv): such idyls may be either narrated as stories, or brought out lyrically or dramatically, as in the present case."