AskDefine | Define idyllic

Dictionary Definition

idyllic adj
1 excellent and delightful in all respects; "an idyllic spot for a picnic"
2 suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene; "his idyllic life in Tahiti"; "the pastoral legends of America's Golden Age" [syn: pastoral]

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Pronunciation

  • UK: /ɪˈdɪlɪk/
  • US: /aɪˈdɪlɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪlɪk

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to idylls.
  2. Extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque.

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Translations

of or pertaining to idylls
happy, peaceful, picturescue

Noun

  1. An idyllic state or situation.

Quotations

  • 1922 — John Buchan, Huntingtower, ch V
    He could retire to the idyllic with the knowledge that he had not been wanting when Romance called.

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