A picture is worth a thousand words

Idiom

A picture is worth a thousand words

Definition

This idiom is used to express that an image or a picture can communicate more effectively than words.

Examples

A picture of a smiling family is worth a thousand words.

A picture of a sunset is worth a thousand words.

Origin

This saying was first seen in 1911 in an American magazine called ‘The Packard’ and has been used ever since.

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