• (British): IPA: /ɪˈdɪlɪk/
  • (America): IPA: /aɪˈdɪlɪk/


  1. Of or pertaining to idylls.
  2. Extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque.
    • 1896 — H. G. Wells, The Island of Dr. Moreau, ch 17
      My fellow-creatures, from whom I was thus separated, began to assume idyllic virtue and beauty in my memory.
    • 1922 — John Buchan, Huntingtower, ch II
      The rest of the road was as idyllic as the start.
Translations Translations Noun

idyllic (plural idyllics)

  1. An idyllic state or situation. (A substantive use of the adjective)
    • 1922 — John Buchan, Huntingtower, ch V
      He could retire to the idyllic with the knowledge that he had not been wanting when Romance called.

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