Associations to the word «Portrait»


PORTRAIT, noun. A painting or other picture of a person, especially the head and shoulders.
PORTRAIT, noun. (figuratively) An accurate depiction of a person, a mood, etc.
PORTRAIT, noun. (computing) (printing) A print orientation where the vertical sides are longer than the horizontal sides.
PORTRAIT, verb. (obsolete) To portray; to draw.
PORTRAIT, adjective. Representing the actual features of an individual; not ideal.

Dictionary definition

PORTRAIT, noun. A word picture of a person's appearance and character.
PORTRAIT, noun. Any likeness of a person, in any medium; "the photographer made excellent portraits".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis