Origin of silhouette
OTHER WORDS FROM silhouetteun·sil·hou·et·ted, adjective
How to use silhouette in a sentence
The leg brace that allows Alex Smith to play footballPatsis turned the fixator into a silhouette of the Vince Lombardi Trophy.Meet the artist who rebuilt Alex Smith’s old leg brace into a Lombardi Trophy|Nicki Jhabvala|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
Only this miniaturized A-12, whose silhouette sits stark against scrubby plants—its nose pointed toward Home Plate.A CIA spyplane crashed outside Area 51 a half-century ago. This explorer found it.|Sarah Scoles|January 5, 2021|Popular-Science
Others are designed specifically with saving space in mind, and those models may sport a small footprint and a taller silhouette.
The Ultralight comes in men’s and women’s versions and cuts a slim, flattering silhouette in both.Velocio's Ultralight Jacket Is Your Fall Cycling Staple|Gloria Liu|October 22, 2020|Outside Online
My shadow resembled a silhouette painted against an old Appalachian road.How Biking Across America Formed an Unlikely Friendship|Raffi Joe Wartanian|October 8, 2020|Outside Online
The dating process produced an astounding age of roughly 39,900 years old for the silhouetted handprints.
The ad shows firefighters silhouetted against a raging fire.The NRA’s Multimillion-Dollar New Ad Campaign Is Despicable|Michael Daly|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beside the Scola Brothers Grocery is a sycamore, its branches silhouetted against the white wall.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sun is so fierce that objects seem to be silhouetted, not only in black or white, but in blue, red, brown, violet.
A silhouetted woman's shape is twisted and distorted until it looks alien.Lady Gaga, Avril Lavigne & More Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)|Victoria Kezra|August 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had seen through a powerful naval glass some figures standing erect and silhouetted against the sky on the parapet.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Delancy picked himself up, ran, his thick, toadlike body silhouetted by the truck lights.
She had removed her hat, and her face, silhouetted against the dark cushions, startled both the young men with its beauty.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
All eyes turned up to where the rim of the mountain was silhouetted against the moonlit sky.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
Just below the sky-line of the first slope to eastward was silhouetted a figure on horseback.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White