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Definition of 'delineation'


  1. a graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"
       Synonyms: word picture word-painting depiction picture characterization characterisation
  2. a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
       Synonyms: depiction limning line drawing
  3. representation by drawing or painting etc
       Synonyms: depiction portrayal

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