picture-postcard
adjective Date: 1907 picturesque, picture-book <
a picture-postcard village
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • picture postcard — picture postcards (The spelling picture postcard is also used for meaning 2.) 1) N COUNT A picture postcard is a postcard with a photograph of a place on it. People often buy picture postcards of places they visit when on holiday. 2) ADJ: ADJ n… …   English dictionary

  • picture-postcard — adj [only before noun] a picture postcard place is very pretty ▪ picture postcard villages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • picture-postcard — adj [only before noun] a picture postcard place is very pretty ▪ picture postcard villages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • picture postcard — n a ↑postcard with a photograph or picture on it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • picture postcard — n a ↑postcard with a photograph or picture on it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • picture postcard — noun count a POSTCARD with a picture on the front …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • picture-postcard — adjective a picture postcard place or view is extremely attractive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • picture postcard — ► NOUN 1) a postcard with a picture on one side. 2) (before another noun ) (of a view) prettily picturesque …   English terms dictionary

  • picture-postcard — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : picture book a herein a picture postcard fishing village * * * picˈture postcard adjective Like a postcard in traditional or idealized prettiness • • • Main Entry: ↑picture * * * picture postcard UK US …   Useful english dictionary

  • picture postcard — noun a postcard with a picture on one side • Hypernyms: ↑postcard, ↑post card, ↑postal card, ↑mailing card * * * noun, pl ⋯ cards [count] old fashioned : a postcard with a photograph or picture on one side * * * ˌpicture ˈpostcard [picture… …   Useful english dictionary

  • picture postcard — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms picture postcard : singular picture postcard plural picture postcards a postcard with a picture on the front …   English dictionary

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