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Meaning of TABLEAU

Pronunciation:  'tablow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any dramatic scene
  2. [n]  a group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting)
 

TABLEAU is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: tableau vivant
 
 See Also: arrangement, aspect, panorama, prospect, scene, view, vista

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ta`bleau"\, n. (Solitaire)
    The arrangement, or layout, of cards.
    
    
  2. \Ta`bleau"\, n.; pl. {Tableaux}. [F., dim. fr. L. tabula
    a painting. See {Table}.]
    1. A striking and vivid representation; a picture.
    
    2. A representation of some scene by means of persons grouped
       in the proper manner, placed in appropriate postures, and
       remaining silent and motionless.
    
    
 

 

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