Creative - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kriˈeɪtɪv|  American pronunciation of the word creative
Brit.  |kriːˈeɪtɪv|  British pronunciation of the word creative


- promoting construction or creation

creative work


She's a very creative person.

She has one of the most creative minds in the business.

They've come up with some creative new ways to make money.

a creative solution to a difficult problem

He teaches creative writing at the university.

the first step in the creative process

It turns out that the company's report of record profits last year was due to some creative accounting.

This job is so boring. I wish I could do something more creative.

I teach creative writing at Trinity College.

Diaghilev did his great creative work in France.

You're so creative! I could never make my own clothes.

She has a very original and creative mind.

He tries to be creative within the limits of conventional journalism.

...that architectural firm probably doesn't have the creative horsepower to produce a truly innovative design...

... I infer that Swinburne found an adequate outlet for the creative impulse in his poetry ...

Word forms

singular: creative
plural: creatives
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