the picture of

Definition of the picture of

1 :someone or something that looks exactly like (someone or something else)
  • He is the picture of his father.
2 :a perfect example of (something)
  • She is the picture of health.

Word by Word Definitions

picture play
  1. : a design or representation made by various means (such as painting, drawing, or photography)

  2. : a description so vivid or graphic as to suggest a mental image or give an accurate idea of something

  3. : a mental image

  1. : to paint or draw a representation, image, or visual conception of : depict

  2. : to describe graphically in words

  3. : to form a mental image of : imagine


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