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scenery

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noun scen·ery \ˈsē-nə-rē, ˈsēn-rē\

Simple Definition of scenery

  • : the walls, furniture, trees, etc., that are used on a stage during a play or other performance to show where the action is taking place

  • : a view of natural features (such as mountains, hills, valleys, etc.) that is pleasing to look at

  • : the things that can be seen where a person lives, works, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of scenery

plural sceneries

  1. 1 :  the painted scenes or hangings and accessories used on a theater stage

  2. 2 :  a picturesque view or landscape

  3. 3 :  one's usual surroundings <needed a change of scenery>

Examples of scenery in a sentence

  1. She designed the scenery for the play.

  2. The scenery showed a forest.

  3. We went for a drive to enjoy the scenery.



1770

First Known Use of scenery

1770

Other Performing Arts Terms

Rhymes with scenery



SCENERY Defined for Kids

scenery

play
noun scen·ery \ˈsē-nə-rē, ˈsēn-rē\

Definition of scenery for Students

  1. 1 :  the painted scenes used on a stage and the furnishings that go with them

  2. 2 :  pleasant outdoor scenes or views <mountain scenery>

  3. 3 :  a person's usual surroundings <I need a change of scenery.>





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