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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture;
- Example: "a picturesque village"

2. strikingly expressive;
- Example: "a picturesque description of the rainforest"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Picturesque \Pic`tur*esque"\, a. [It. pittoresco: cf. F. pittoresque. See Pictorial.] Forming, or fitted to form, a good or pleasing picture; representing with the clearness or ideal beauty appropriate to a picture; expressing that peculiar kind of beauty which is agreeable in a picture, natural or artificial; graphic; vivid; as, a picturesque scene or attitude; picturesque language. [1913 Webster] What is picturesque as placed in relation to the beautiful and the sublime? It is . . . the characteristic pushed into a sensible excess. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] -- Pic`tur*esque"ly, adv. -- Pic`tur*esque"ness, n. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

colorful \colorful\ adj. 1. having striking color. Opposite of colorless. Note: [Narrower terms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot; deep, rich; flaming; fluorescent, glowing; prismatic; psychedelic; red, ruddy, flushed, empurpled] Syn: colourful. [WordNet 1.5] 2. striking in variety and interest. Opposite of colorless or dull. [Narrower terms: brave, fine, gay, glorious; flamboyant, resplendent, unrestrained; flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, snazzy, sporty; picturesque] [WordNet 1.5] 3. having color or a certain color; not black, white or grey; as, colored crepe paper. Opposite of colorless and monochrome. Note: [Narrower terms: tinted; touched, tinged; amber, brownish-yellow, yellow-brown; amethyst; auburn, reddish-brown; aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden; azure, cerulean, sky-blue, bright blue; bicolor, bicolour, bicolored, bicoloured, bichrome; blue, bluish, light-blue, dark-blue; blushful, blush-colored, rosy; bottle-green; bronze, bronzy; brown, brownish, dark-brown; buff; canary, canary-yellow; caramel, caramel brown; carnation; chartreuse; chestnut; dun; earth-colored, earthlike; fuscous; green, greenish, light-green, dark-green; jade, jade-green; khaki; lavender, lilac; mauve; moss green, mosstone; motley, multicolor, culticolour, multicolored, multicoloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured; mousy, mouse-colored; ocher, ochre; olive-brown; olive-drab; olive; orange, orangish; peacock-blue; pink, pinkish; purple, violet, purplish; red, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet; red, reddish; rose, roseate; rose-red; rust, rusty, rust-colored; snuff, snuff-brown, snuff-color, snuff-colour, snuff-colored, snuff-coloured, mummy-brown, chukker-brown; sorrel, brownish-orange; stone, stone-gray; straw-color, straw-colored, straw-coloured; tan; tangerine; tawny; ultramarine; umber; vermilion, vermillion, cinibar, Chinese-red; yellow, yellowish; yellow-green; avocado; bay; beige; blae bluish-black or gray-blue); coral; creamy; cress green, cresson, watercress; hazel; honey, honey-colored; hued(postnominal); magenta; maroon; pea-green; russet; sage, sage-green; sea-green] [Also See: chromatic, colored, dark, light.] Syn: colored, coloured, in color(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

picturesque adj 1: suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture; "a picturesque village" 2: strikingly expressive; "a picturesque description of the rainforest"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "picturesque": arabesque, attractive, baroque, busy, charming, chichi, colorful, delightful, elaborate, elegant, fancy, fetching, fine, flamboyant, florid, flowery, freehand, frilly, fussy, graphic, high-wrought, idyllic, interesting, intriguing, labored, lovely, luxuriant, luxurious, monochrome, moresque, original, ornate, ostentatious, overelaborate, overelegant, overlabored, overworked, overwrought, painty, pastose, photographic, pictorial, picturable, pictural, pleasing, polychrome, pretty, pretty-pretty, quaint, realistic, rich, rococo, scenic, scenographic, scumbled, striking, unique, unusual, vivid