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
One crew, Team Mad Dog, didn't have time to take in the scenery.
Built in 1965, the studio has built scenery and props for San Diego Opera and many other companies for more than 40 years.
Diekman, who struggled with Philadelphia before being traded to the Rangers on the same day Dyson was acquired, said that a change of scenery helped him and could help Dyson.
The scenery is eye-popping and there are some stunning images, of the trio standing atop a craggy mountain, staring into the mist.
But the silent era was dominated by this scenery-devouring 1920 John Barrymore version, directed by John S. Robertson, which SIFF will screen with a live score by The Invincible Czars.
Just as elegant as the scenery is the 17-piece orchestra conducted by Gerald Steichen, who used to conduct pops concerts for the Hartford and New Haven symphony orchestras.
For local viewers, there's the attraction of seeing locally scenery on the screen; the series is shot almost entirely in and around New Orleans (including briefly in the NOLA.com |
But people who may not feel comfortable driving to Auburn to take in the nice scenery can enjoy a similar helicopter ride by Capitol Helicopters at Sacramento Executive Airport.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'scenery'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
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.
Learn More about scenery
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up scenery? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).