verb (used with object), sil·hou·et·ted, sil·hou·et·ting.
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Origin of silhouette
OTHER WORDS FROM silhouetteun·sil·hou·et·ted, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for silhouette
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.
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
The lodge appeared in its clearing, silhouetted in the moonlight.
Just below the sky-line of the first slope to eastward was silhouetted a figure on horseback.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
Old Man Selden quickly moved so that his body was not silhouetted against the light streaming in at the mouth.The Heritage of the Hills|Arthur P. Hankins
An occasional coyote, silhouetted against the sky, disappeared as if by magic.Still Jim|Honor Willsie Morrow
Most of the windows were dark, but now and then fantastic shadows were silhouetted against some lamp-lit blind.The Picture of Dorian Gray|Oscar Wilde
As he reached the top I had a good view of him, for he was silhouetted against the light that glowed from the silver case.The Water Goats and Other Troubles|Ellis Parker Butler