- of, or having the nature of, an idyll
- pleasing and simple; pastoral or picturesque
An idyllic river scene.
The definition of idyllic is peaceful, tranquil or pretty.
- Of or relating to an idyll.
- Tranquil and carefree: an idyllic childhood.
- Scenic or picturesque: an idyllic town by the sea.
(comparative more idyllic, superlative most idyllic)
- An idyllic state or situation. (A substantive use of the adjective)
- In 1888 Zola departed from his usual vein in the idyllic story of Le Rive.
- 7-I Ia).5 The idyllic picture of life in xxiv.
- In his sympathy with the life and beliefs of the country people he shows an affinity both to the idyllic spirit and to the piety of Virgil.
- At any rate he thought he was menaced if he was not, and migrated to the Ile St Pierre in the Lake of Bienne, where he once more for a short, and the last, time enjoyed that idyllic existence which he loved.
- Mark, in one of his fits of jealousy, banishes Tristan and Iseult from the court; the two fly to the woods, where they lead an idyllic life, blissfully happy in each other's company.