Definitions For Silhouette


  • A drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color
  • An outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
  • A dark shape in front of a light background
  • A picture of something showing it as a dark shape on a light background ; especially : such a picture showing a person's face from the side
  • The shape or outline of something


  • Represent by a silhouette
  • Project on a background, such as a screen, like a silhouette
  • To make (someone or something) appear as a dark shape in front of a light background

Is Silhouette a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Silhouette is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Silhouette in a Sentence

  • The silhouettes of buildings against the sky
  • The buildings appeared in silhouette against the sky.
  • My piano teacher has a framed silhouette of Mozart on her wall.
  • In the photograph the majestic mountain is strikingly silhouetted against the setting sun

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