Silhouette in a sentence

Definition of Silhouette

To represent by a silhouette; to project upon a background, so as to be like a silhouette. [late 19th c.] | An illustrated outline filled in with a solid color(s), usually only black, and intended to represent the shape of an object without revealing any other visual details; a similar appearance produced when the object being viewed is situated in relative darkness with brighter lighting behind it; a profile portrait in black, such as a shadow appears to be. [mid 19th c.]

How to use Silhouette in a Sentence?

  • Already the mountain silhouette had lost its sharp edge and the outlines were blurring.
  • I followed, watching the silhouette of her body sway as she took her long strides.
  • His outline one could never mistake, even though he were but a silhouette against the sky.
  • A faint silhouette of low hills, and then a dim reflection from flat lands, appeared.
  • It was a beautiful sight, a Silhouette of the Sea never to be forgotten while memory lasts.
  • Yet had I not actually seen the silhouette of Slade, and the streaks of sunlight beyond?
  • Le clocher de Sainte-Marie profile sa silhouette chrétienne au-dessus des créneaux moresques.
  • Another Silhouette of Silence: It is an operating-room in an evacuation hospital.
  • There was no butte or hummock to break the expanse between them and the faint, far silhouette of mountains.
  • They are consuming interim dividends of the nightly fare, as they stand about in steely silhouette against the shrouded moonlight.
  • Penny could not see the man's face, but the silhouette seemed strangely familiar.
  • Marta was thinking of the man who was about to die, a silhouette against the soft blue holding its own balance resolutely in the face of peril.
  • He was a short, heavy-shouldered fellow in a cap, and his silhouette showed a prodigious length of arm.
  • His form was outlined in silhouette by a light across the street, when a spark flashed in the darkness and he fell headlong to the floor.
  • The search-light caught them in merciless silhouette and the automatic and the rifles from behind the sand-bags on the first terrace let go.
  • Against the white wall of the Marabout was only the silhouette of the worthy camel's hump.
  • They were on a swell, in black silhouette against a red sun, and they were exaggerated to three or four times their real size.
  • Those who have seen Rheims know that the best reproduction of its ruins has been conveyed by the simple silhouette of the artist.
  • Beyond the town lay, like a prostrate giant camel, the heat-blurred silhouette of the classic forest.
  • Here and there a grid of light was thrown on the road from a partly shuttered window, or a pale glow would silhouette a woman sitting in a doorway.
  • Then we would meet a shepherd, wrapped in his long brown cloak and leaning on his staff, a silhouette against the western sky.
  • In the silhouette of a water-tank, atop the next-door apartment-house, she saw a strong tower of faith.
  • I had not the least doubt about it for it had the silhouette of a bird of prey that rendered the German planes so easily recognizable at that time.
  • One who has lived and worked in France has silhouette memories of funeral processions standing out in sombre blackness against a lurid nation.
  • Seen against that glowing background, it was but the silhouette of a crowd, vague, black, formless, mysterious.
  • Et effet, la silhouette fine de la jeune fille apparaissait dans la porte qui ouvrait sur le perron.

Short Example Sentence for Silhouette

  • That silhouette remains eternally!
  • Only a silhouette can describe or picture it.
  • The silhouette catches the picture better than color.
  • Another Silhouette of Silence.
  • Another Silhouette of the Sea!
  • And that is the silver lining to this Silhouette Spiritual.
  • Then there is the Silhouette of Physical Suffering.
  • She saw the silhouette of rose branches in black on the sky.
  • All details and accidents of colour and silhouette he set aside as useless.
  • Her eyes could make out only a silhouette that moved a little way behind her.
  • That is a Silhouette of Sacrilege that makes the gamut complete.
  • A partir de Dax, j'ai aperçu leur silhouette vaporeuse.
  • It made a Silhouette of Silence that saved a boy's life.
  • Then there is that Silhouette of Sacrilege up on the Baupaume Road.

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