adjective Also sce·ni·cal.
- scene dock,
- scene master,
- scenic railway,
- scenic reserve,
Origin of scenic
Examples from the Web for scenic
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|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.
The train line that once trundled cane down the coast is now a scenic railway.
Despite the scenic surroundings of their home, the couple struggled with their mental health.
The plot is different, the characters are different, the motif different, and the scenic arrangement different.
There are many islands, especially in the so-called “Narrows,” thus greatly enhancing the scenic effect.Geology|William J. Miller
But the play must be read for its poetry and its scenic effects, which are magnificent.Victor Hugo: His Life and Works|G. Barnett Smith
But the chief feature of the revived Tempest was the music, the elaborate scenery, and the scenic mechanism.Shakespeare and the Modern Stage|Sir Sidney Lee
It proved to be an elaborate function, invented by an old-time Bishop with a passion for symbolism and an eye for scenic effect.The King of Alsander|James Elroy Flecker
1620s, "of or belonging to the stage or drama, theatrical," from French scénique (14c.) and directly from Latin scaenicus "dramatic, theatrical," from Greek skenikos, from skene (see scene). Meaning "of or belonging to natural scenery" is recorded from 1842. Of roads, etc., "offering fine views," recorded since 1885. Scenic railway is recorded from 1886. Related: Scenically.