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EtymologyEdit

idyll +‎ -ic

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK): IPA(key): /ɪˈdɪlɪk/
  • (US): IPA(key): /aɪˈdɪlɪk/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪlɪk

AdjectiveEdit

idyllic (comparative more idyllic, superlative most idyllic)

 
Leighton, Frederic - Idyll - c. 1880-81
  1. Of or pertaining to idylls.
  2. Extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque.

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NounEdit

idyllic (plural idyllics)

  1. An idyllic state or situation. (A substantive use of the adjective)
    • 1922John 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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