WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
land•scap•er (land′skā′pər),USA pronunciation n.WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
- a gardener who does landscape gardening.
- landscape + -er1 1960–65
land•scapeWordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
n., v., -scaped, -scap•ing. .
- a section or area of natural scenery that can be seen from a single viewpoint.
- a picture depicting such scenery.
- an area of action or of activity;
scene:the political landscape.
- [~ + object] to improve the appearance of (an area of land) by planting trees, shrubs, grass, or the like.
- [no object] to do such work as a profession.
land•scape (land′skāp′),USA pronunciation n., v., -scaped, -scap•ing.
- a section or expanse of rural scenery, usually extensive, that can be seen from a single viewpoint.
- a picture representing natural inland or coastal scenery.
- Fine Artthe category of aesthetic subject matter in which natural scenery is represented.
- [Obs.]a panoramic view of scenery;
- to improve the appearance of (an area of land, a highway, etc.), as by planting trees, shrubs, or grass, or altering the contours of the ground.
- to improve the landscape of.
- to do landscape gardening as a profession.
- Dutch landschap; cognate with Old English landsceap, landscipe; akin to German Landschaft. See land, -ship
- 1590–1600; 1925–30 for def. 6;
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged view, scenery, vista, prospect.