idyllic

[ ahy-dil-ik ]
/ aɪˈdɪl ɪk /

adjective

suitable for or suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple or rustic: his idyllic life in Tahiti.
of, relating to, or characteristic of an idyll.

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Origin of idyllic

First recorded in 1855–60; idyll + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM idyllic

i·dyl·li·cal·ly, adverbnon·i·dyl·lic, adjectivenon·i·dyl·li·cal·ly, adverbun·i·dyl·lic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for idyllic

idyllic
/ (ɪˈdɪlɪk, aɪ-) /

adjective

of or relating to an idyll
charming; picturesque

Derived forms of idyllic

idyllically, adverb
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