Associations to the word «Portrayal»

Wiktionary

PORTRAYAL, noun. The act of portraying.
PORTRAYAL, noun. The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.

Dictionary definition

PORTRAYAL, noun. A word picture of a person's appearance and character.
PORTRAYAL, noun. Acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture.
PORTRAYAL, noun. A representation by picture or portraiture.
PORTRAYAL, noun. Any likeness of a person, in any medium; "the photographer made excellent portraits".
PORTRAYAL, noun. Representation by drawing or painting etc.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope