Rockwellian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Rockwell +‎ -ian

Adjective[edit]

Rockwellian (comparative more Rockwellian, superlative most Rockwellian)

  1. (chiefly US) Of or relating to Norman Rockwell, known for his idealistic, quaint, or sentimental portrayals of American life.
    Synonym: Rockwellesque
    • 2008, Robert Lewis Williams, History of the Association of Black Psychologists, page 276:
      Lest Rockwellian nostalgia blur reality, segregation of the races was the law and my earliest recollections of its sinister consequences remain strong to this day.