Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Characteristic of the artwork of Norman Rockwell, particularly his idealistic, quaint, or sentimental portrayals of American life.

Etymologies

Named after Norman Rockwell. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Last night at Avery Fisher Hall, introducing his latest masterfully shot and beautifully acted Rockwellesque epic movie, War Horse, director Steven Spielberg noted with pride that the play version was "on the boards" across the Lincoln Center complex.

    Regina Weinreich: War Horse Premieres at Lincoln Center

  • As I was traveling down the Interstate to enjoy a Norman Rockwellesque feast with my shotgun-got quarry, a tom darted from behind a bush into the path of my truck.

    Field & Stream's Best Hunting Story Contest: Final Week (Week Four)

  • The Rockwellesque portrait starts with the new (now, the third) Busch Stadium, which opened in 2006.

    Our Favorite Pastime, Preserved in St. Louis...

  • Last night at Avery Fisher Hall, introducing his latest masterfully shot and beautifully acted Rockwellesque epic movie

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • But she has Rockwellesque memories of Archie, Peyton, Eli and Cooper, the oldest of the Manning boys, in the front yard throwing the football.

    NYT > Home Page

  • DELPHOS - Neither the National Weather Service or local leaders can prevent snow, sleet and freezing rain from turning a Rockwellesque winter landscape in to

    The Delphos Herald

  • I stop for a brief detour to the modern world to devour the fresh seafood platter at the Tasting Room, one of a host of restaurants set inside classic brick storefronts in the 50-block historic district of Frederick, Md., an almost too-perfect example of a Rockwellesque small town.

    NYT > Travel

  • Rivoli said his childhood was straight out of Rockwell's America and he has always felt linked to the artist and Rockwellesque images.

    Freep.com - RSS

  • and create the Rockwellesque scene perfect for the bulletin board on Back to School Night.

    Stuck on bonding

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.