idyllic idyllic  /aɪ ˈdɪ lɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) excellent and delightful in all respects
  2. (adj) suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene

Usage(s):

  • The party burst into a song on reaching the idyllic surroundings of the foothills.

News

  1. Martha’s Vineyard farmers harvest sea salt

    I t’s a sunny, gentle mid-June day on Martha’s Vineyard and Heidi Feldman is showing off Down Island Farm, her idyllic little corner of this postcard-picture summer resort. Rhode Island Red and black-and-white Plymouth Rock hens scatter around the yard. There are three goats, peacocks, a garden of edible flowers that serves local restaurants, 100,000 honeybees and even a miniature horse named ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Local flavor

    I t’s a sunny, gentle mid-June day on Martha’s Vineyard and Heidi Feldman is showing off Down Island Farm, her idyllic little corner of this postcard-picture summer resort. Rhode Island Red and black-and-white Plymouth Rock hens scatter around the yard. There are three goats, peacocks, a garden of edible flowers that serves local restaurants, 100,000 honeybees and even a miniature horse named ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Anson Nixon Park summer concert series returns

    Each summer we look forward to the tradition of spending idyllic evenings listening to live music, overlooking a picturesque pond, beneath the cooling trees and sparkling stars at Anson B. Nixon Park. This summer rediscover this free outdoor concert series and all the small town pleasures it has to offer. Come out Wednesday evenings from June...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Kennett Paper

Quotes

  1. In his letter to Nicholson, McNerney said, "Livermore offers a peaceful and idyllic setting for veterans to rest and receive the unmatched health and rehabilitative care the VA provides."
    on May 18, 2007 By: Jerry McNerney Source: Inside Bay Area

  2. "What I really wanted to do was capture an image, a snapshot in my head of Carrie Bradshaw, that sort of freeze-frame of her walking down any New York City street at an idyllic time of year in a floral-print dress on her way to meet somebody or to...
    on Feb 23, 2010 By: Sarah Jessica Parker Source: People Magazine

  3. Domenech, who is stepping down after the World Cup, said: "The training pitch is in an idyllic situation, these are exceptional conditions to prepare. This brings home to the players, if they still need it, the importance and impact of this World...
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Raymond Domenech Source: AFP

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