Definition of scenery
1 : the painted scenes or hangings and accessories used on a theater stage
2 : a picturesque view or landscape
3 : one's usual surroundings <needed a change of scenery>
Examples of scenery in a sentence
She designed the scenery for the play.
The scenery showed a forest.
We went for a drive to enjoy the scenery.
First Known Use of scenery
SCENERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scenery for English Language Learners
: 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.
SCENERY Defined for Kids
Definition of scenery for Students
1 : the painted scenes used on a stage and the furnishings that go with them
2 : pleasant outdoor scenes or views <mountain scenery>
3 : a person's usual surroundings <I need a change of scenery.>
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