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Definition of "idyllic" []

  • Of or having the nature of an idyll. (adjective)
  • Simple and carefree: an idyllic vacation in a seashore cottage. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "idyllic" in a sentence
  • "The word 'idyllic' is employed so many times, even for scenes of relatively ordinary satisfaction at the seaside or in the countryside, that after a while I stopped circling it."
  • "The word "idyllic" is employed so many times, even for scenes of relatively ordinary satisfaction at the seaside or in the countryside, that after a while I stopped circling it."
  • "These friends are allergic to work, preferring to live in idyllic poverty."