Idyll - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈaɪdl|  American pronunciation of the word idyll
Brit.  |ˈɪdɪl|  British pronunciation of the word idyll


- an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
- a musical composition that evokes rural life (syn: idyl, pastoral, pastorale)
- a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life (syn: bucolic, eclogue, idyl)

Extra examples

...her year as a vineyard worker in the south of France was not the idyll that she had expected it to be...

Word forms

singular: idyll
plural: idylls
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