- the general appearance of a place; the aggregate of features that give character to a landscape.
- hangings, draperies, structures, etc., used on a stage to represent a locale or furnish decorative background.
- chew the scenery, to act melodramatically; overact.
Origin of scenery
Synonyms for scenery
Related Words for sceneriesdecor, furnishings, terrain, setting, landscape, spectacle, backdrop, furniture, prospect, flat, vista, set, neighborhood, sphere, view, props, properties
Examples from the Web for sceneries
Historical Examples of sceneries
From Swedish sceneries and animal life she borrows her most beautiful images.Sweden
He is well “posted-up” in the local histories and sceneries of the place.A Walk from London to John O'Groat's
There were “big rocks, gulches, and sceneries” of a far better quality down the coast on the way to Wrangell.Travels in Alaska
And he knew people who had fine Indian sceneries; he would speak to them and to others who had Indian costumes.The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men"
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- the natural features of a landscape
- theatre the painted backcloths, stage structures, etc, used to represent a location in a theatre or studio