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Definitions of delineation

  1. representation by drawing or painting etc Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act or art of picturing or describing; a sketch, description, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. The act of delineating: a sketch, representation, or description. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. A sketch; representation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. The act or art of delineating; a portrait; sketch. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Delineator. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Draught; sketch; representation; description. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Drawing an outline; a description in words. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for delineation

  1. Of the ladies in the drawing room, to whom he had recounted the vastly amusing joke with all the graphic delineation for which he had been admired at court, none, although they all laughed, had appeared to enjoy the bad recital thoroughly, except the bold faced countess. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  2. Because the vast spread of national and human interests is involved within it, I shall not in this Message attempt its detailed delineation – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
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