Usage examples for silhouette

  1. Through the darkness they could only vaguely see his silhouette with the great bundle under his arm. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  2. We spent some time in the graveyard, looking at the crosses and ornamented tombstones, and sculptured fragments lying about, and then we inspected the round tower; but my picture of it looks like a silhouette against the sunset sky; and finally we went on to the road, where our car was waiting. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson