Translation of picturesque in Spanish:

picturesque

pintoresco, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌpɪktʃəˈrɛsk//ˌpɪktʃəˈrɛsk/

adjective

  • 1

    (pleasing, charming)
    (scenery/village) pintoresco
    • The basin at Canal Head should be a wonderful addition to an already picturesque place.
    • People like Austrian resorts for their village atmosphere and picturesque settings.
    • We villagers of Dundrum are extremely lucky to live in such a picturesque place in an area of outstanding beauty.
    • South Yorkshire is one of the most picturesque places in the country.
    • Longchamp is a very picturesque place and Paris has that romantic aura about it.
    • The village, while it makes a nice picturesque background, is not deeply important.
    • Halifax, surprisingly, had quite an array of picturesque buildings.
    • Wiltshire is home to some of the most picturesque towns and villages in the country, often attracting filmmakers to the county.
    • Fire crews feared the worst as a blaze gutted two picturesque cottages in a Cotswold village.
    • We don't go to Scotland for the weather but when it's like this it is simply the most picturesque place on the planet that I have seen.
    • This has to be one of the most picturesque places in Glasgow to read the weekend papers over a long lunch.
    • The couple's home, which stands in the centre of the picturesque village, is in the same state as it was almost a year ago.
    • There's a shop in the picturesque village that attracts visitors from all over the country.
    • One of the additional benefits of rowing is that the action usually takes place at picturesque locations, such as lochs and canals.
    • Before we left this picturesque place, we took a photo of the kind family we had lodged with.
    • The town has a picturesque harbour where humble and luxurious yachts rub shoulders.
    • They enjoy the picturesque location of the Embassy as well as look forward to home cooked Indian food.
    • And she has also called for harsher penalties for litter louts who mar the city's picturesque streets.
    • The picturesque building was neat as a pin, despite being a working farm with Jersey cows and goats.
    • Properties in the village range from picturesque cottages and council houses to large private homes.
  • 2

    (vivid)
    (description/language) vívido
    • It is to the explanation of the historical origins of that picturesque language that this essay addresses itself.
    • It's the pub's picturesque name for a tasting of five obscure or lesser-known wines.
    • The author's energetic, often tongue-in-cheek prose style, together with his ability to blend roguish satire, pathos, and picturesque description, had a profound influence upon the popular culture of his day.
    • As we go back in history, language becomes more picturesque.
    • Volume I is a normal book, describing in picturesque language the history of the cheese made at Tillamook.
  • 3

    (eccentric)
    (character/person) pintoresco