Definition Of silhouetted


cast or show (someone or something) as a dark shape and outline against a lighter background.

the castle was silhouetted against the sky

Example Of silhouetted

  • A streak of lightning spiderwebbed across the sky above them, silhouetting Samren's figure against the grey sky that was quickly turning black.

  • A tiny black dot is silhouetted against the massive bright disc that is the sun, moving slowly across the bottom.

  • Across the dark horizon the moon silhouetted a small town which came into view soon enough.

  • All I could see were glowing puffs in the west: gloriously orange and then mellowing to a yellow and peaking to a pink: all the time silhouetting the city that stretched small in front of it.

  • Before the young man knew what was happening, two of the figures at the alley's entrance fell silently, silhouetting another dark figure with a silver longsword in his or her hand.

  • More Example