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.
Recent Examples of scenery from the web
But that didn’t keep Zimmer’s friends from pushing him to try a change of scenery.
Grand County, Colorado, located 67 miles west of Denver, is home to wide-open spaces, breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery, and authentic Old-West towns.
The scenery may have shrunk, but that face — oh, that face — looms larger than ever.
The United States has equal or better scenery than anywhere in the world.
At the riverside entrance to the complex, the 268-seat restaurant also has some of the nicest views of the MGM fountain and the surrounding scenery,
The show’s satire is essentially part of the political scenery; at best, a president might knowingly reference it as a sign of self-awareness.
Mr. Uribe’s hard line comes from his rural roots in Antioquia, known for beautiful scenery, sprawling ranches and a culture of guns and horses.
Matt Trommer/iStock Vancouver, British Columbia (25 Miles from the Border) Major metropolis, great food, spectacular mountain scenery.
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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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