- 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.
Origin of scenic
Examples from the Web for scenically
Historical Examples of scenically
Scenically, the Tetons set off and complete the spectacle of the Yellowstone.
Scenically Gandela was prettily situated, strategically badly.In the Whirl of the Rising
Scenically the Marquesas are incomparably more beautiful than any of the other island groups of the Pacific, Hawaii not excepted.In the Track of the Trades
Lewis R. Freeman
Whether or not, then, Congress insures its perpetuity and unified development, we can consider it scenically only as a whole.
"Don't let me disturb you," she said, and walked to the window, as if she found the place only scenically interesting.Bunker Bean
Harry Leon Wilson
- of or relating to natural scenery
- having beautiful natural scenerya 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
Word Origin and History for scenically
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.