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Leonardesque

[ lee-uh-nahr-desk, ley- ]

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or suggesting Leonardo da Vinci ( def ) or the style of his paintings.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Leonardesque1

First recorded in 1860–65; Leonard(o da Vinci) ( def ) + -esque

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Example Sentences

It shows the Leonardesque smile most beautifully portrayed in the two feminine heads.

He stared at her, and felt again that she had failed to be Leonardesque.

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LeonardLeonardo da Vinci