of or relating to natural scenery.
having pleasing or beautiful scenery.
of or relating to the stage or to stage scenery.
representing a scene, action, or the like.
a photograph, graphic representation, etc., depicting natural scenery.
a scenic tour: to arrange scenics in advance.
- sce·ni·cal·ly, adverb
- un·sce·nic, adjective
- un·sce·ni·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use scenic in a sentence
We drove the scenic curves of Route 37 to Maui Wine in Ulupalakua, where the ocean views seem to stretch forever.
Best known as the thrilling climax of a Park Loop Road scenic drive, Otter Cliff is by far the most used climbing destination.
I took us on a scenic drive along the Flathead River, stopping at the Polebridge Mercantile and Bakery, which dates back to 1914.
It is fantastically scenic, with both Lusk Reservoir and the Hudson River visible from the home side of the stadium and soaring trees dominating the view behind the north end.The Army-Navy game will feel radically different in West Point, but it will remain magical | John Feinstein | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
After snapping a few photos, consider taking a scenic drive along Badlands Loop Road to see first-hand the miles-long expanse of the Badlands Wall.
The only catch—he never mined a thing and the tunnel led to a scenic ledge.
His latest film is The Two Faces of January, an old-fashioned caper set in scenic Greece and Turkey.Viggo Mortensen Talks ‘The Two Faces of January,’ Blasts Fox News and Israel’s ‘State Terrorism’ | Marlow Stern | September 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It quickly becomes way too apparent that this is not a scenic romantic vista, but rather code for Harding's own nether regions.
For a more scenic journey, travel by ferry from Whittier or Valdez.
The train line that once trundled cane down the coast is now a scenic railway.
From the scenic point of view it interested me greatly, and I was also much impressed by the truly marvellous staging of the work.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
In addition, their scenic value is very marked in many cases.Mexico | Charles Reginald Enock
Though the proceedings had been a travesty of justice, they had been invested hitherto with a scenic stateliness.Sir Walter Ralegh | William Stebbing
There is a value in novelty, provided it is rightly used, which is an important aid to the playwright or scenic artist.
It is against human nature, and no amount of wonderful declamation or scenic magnificence can gloss it over.
British Dictionary definitions for scenic
of or relating to natural scenery
having beautiful natural scenery: a scenic drive
of or relating to the stage or stage scenery
(in painting) representing a scene, such as a scene of action or a historical event
- scenically, adverb
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