Origin of silhouette
OTHER WORDS FROM silhouetteun·sil·hou·et·ted, adjective
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How to use silhouette in a sentence
Seen in silhouette against the backdrop of a full moon, a man is stabbing someone already slumped in his arms.Jacqueline Winspear’s latest novel reminds us why we love Maisie Dobbs|Carol Memmott|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
The silhouette of the TenNine is so outlandish that Hoka actually had testers wear darkened sunglasses so they couldn’t see the shoes before they tried them.
In ways that can put you in mind of William Kentridge’s torn-paper animations, he has even found ways to exploit rough-and-ready silhouettes, suggesting skyscrapers and cities, or moving figures.
After 10 years, a redbud will be approximately 15 feet high and as much across, though sensitive pruning can control its spread while keeping its natural silhouette.
Forecasters search for previous instances of similar trends, associate values like “comfort” with colors, fabrics and silhouettes, then settle on recommendations that their clients use to decide what to design.Tech-savvy fashion forecasters already know what you’ll be wearing in two years|Rachael Zisk|February 10, 2021|Popular-Science
The coat, with fitted bodice, nipped-in waist, and full skirt, created a familiar silhouette for Kate.
I would have added “no photographs of meditative politicians walking on the shore” with a slash though a silhouette of JFK.
As you walk in front of the first screen, your silhouette appears and birds swoop down toward you.Frickin’ Laser Beams Run by Eyeballs: The Next Art Revolution Is Here|Nico Hines|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And I sat there as he shot the silhouette, but he had to stop because I started frantically crying.The First Modern School Shooter Feels Responsible for the Rest|Michael Daly|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She picks out Diane von Furstenberg dresses and starts really enjoying this new silhouette, this new freedom.
In the dimly-lighted doorway of a corner house the figure of a Chinaman showed as a motionless silhouette.Dope|Sax Rohmer
It was then easy enough to obtain a fairly accurate silhouette, by either outlining the profile or cutting it out from the screen.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
He existed, moreover, only in contour; he never rose above harmoniously outlined silhouette.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
Pete produced the silhouette of a young lady, and handed it round.A Window in Thrums|J. M. Barrie
Looking in the same direction I saw, through the haze, the sharp outlines of a city in gray silhouette.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce