What does pictorial mean?

Definitions for pictorialpɪkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr i əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pictorial.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pictorial(adj)

    a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures

  2. pictorial, pictural(adj)

    pertaining to or consisting of pictures

    "pictorial perspective"; "pictorial records"

  3. graphic, lifelike, pictorial, vivid(adj)

    evoking lifelike images within the mind

    "pictorial poetry and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike portrait"; "a vivid description"


  1. pictorial(Noun)

    a newspaper or magazine with many pictures, or section thereof

  2. pictorial(Noun)

    an article primarily featuring many photographs, or simply a collection of photographs

  3. pictorial(Noun)

    a stamp featuring a vignette of local scenery or culture.

  4. pictorial(Adjective)

    of, relating to, composed of, or illustrated by pictures

  5. pictorial(Adjective)

    described or otherwise represented as if in a picture; graphic or vivid

  6. pictorial(Adjective)

    stylistically similar to a painting, especially following pictorial conventions u2013 see pictorialism

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pictorial(adj)

    of or pertaining to pictures; illustrated by pictures; forming pictures; representing with the clearness of a picture; as, a pictorial dictionary; a pictorial imagination

  2. Origin: [L. pictorius, fr. pictor a painter, fr. pingere to paint. See Paint.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pictorial in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pictorial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of pictorial

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Translations for pictorial

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • IllustrierteGerman
  • kuvallinen, maalauksellinen, kuvamerkki, kuvauksellinen, elävä, kuvareportaasi, kuvalehtiFinnish
  • illustréFrench
  • צִיוּרִיHebrew
  • 画報Japanese
  • 화보Korean
  • ilustrowany magazynPolish
  • [[иллюстри́рованный]] [[журна́л]], карти́нныйRussian
  • họa báoVietnamese

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