Definition of PASTORAL

of, relating to, associated with, or typical of open areas with few buildings or people <painted a pastoral scene of a flower-filled meadow>
Synonyms bucolic, country, pastoral, rustic (also rustical)
Antonyms urban
of, relating to, or characteristic of the clergy <pastoral advice to a young couple preparing to marry>

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up pastoral? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More