Adjective "idyllic" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Like an idyll; extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque.
  1. 'The backdrop of the mountains lends to the idyllic setting of Killoughternane.'
  2. 'An idyllic spot of woodland might hove into view, but tantalisingly only as a remote island in an ocean of ploughed fields.'
  3. 'The idyllic setting is made more perfect still when, on our first night, a full moon lights up the night sky.'
  4. 'The unhappiness of others somehow besmirches their own idyllic picture.'
  5. 'It will be an idyllic way, in between selected public appearances, to see out his remaining 50 years.'
  6. 'A woman is searching for the descendants of a Haworth family who made her life idyllic as an evacuee in the Second World War.'
  7. 'Some say a horrible monster cast its ominous shadow over the peaceful and idyllic valley.'
  8. 'Franklin promised never to drink again and, after an idyllic summer, they moved into a rented house together.'
  9. 'They have this idea that it's Utopia, but the lifestyle is in no way idyllic.'
  10. 'City dwellers are flocking to South Lakeland to snap up farms as they try to buy into an idyllic rural life.'


1. suitable for or suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple or rustic: his idyllic life in Tahiti.

2. of, relating to, or characteristic of an idyll.

More examples(as adjective)

"conditions can be idyllic for novices."

"conditions can be idyllic for learnings."

"breezes can be idyllic for windsurferses."

"breezes can be idyllic for things."

"breezes can be idyllic for catamaranses."

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