picture-postcard

adjective

pic·​ture-post·​card
: picturesque sense 1
a picture-postcard village

Examples of picture-postcard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But that picture-postcard moment comes with a hidden price — and now the Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants to collect it. Dana Rubinstein, New York Times, 3 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of picture-postcard was in 1907

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“Picture-postcard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picture-postcard. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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