Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
pointillism

poin·til·lism

pointillism

 
pronunciation:
pwaen t lih zm [or] pwaen ti ih zm [or] poIn t lih zm [or] poIn ti ih zm
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a school of painting in late nineteenth century France based on the use of small separate dots of paint which look united and luminous to the viewer's eye.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: pointillist (n.)