Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Adjective: esthetic  es'the-tik
Usage: US (elsewhere: aesthetic)
  1. Concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
    "the esthetic faculties";
    - aesthetic, aesthetical, esthetical [US]
  2. Relating to or dealing with beauty
    "esthetic values";
    - aesthetic
  3. Aesthetically pleasing
    "an esthetic flower arrangement";
    - aesthetic, artistic
Noun: esthetic  es'the-tik
Usage: US (elsewhere: aesthetic)
  1. (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    "he despised the esthetic of minimalism";
    - aesthetic

Derived forms: esthetics

See also: artistic, cosmetic, enhancive, painterly, sensuous, tasteful, tasty [US, informal]

Type of: philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory

Encyclopedia: Esthetic