Imitative - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɪmɪteɪtɪv|  American pronunciation of the word imitative
Brit.  |ˈɪmɪtətɪv|  British pronunciation of the word imitative


- marked by or given to imitation
acting is an imitative art
man is an imitative being
- (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound (syn: echoic, onomatopoeic, onomatopoeical)
onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises
- not genuine; imitating something superior (syn: counterfeit)

Extra examples

The architecture is imitative of a Japanese temple.

...your writing style tends to be imitative of whichever author you've recently read...

Human beings are very imitative.

Dazzling articles of imitative jewelry almost equal to real.

Young people might be provoked into imitative crime by the exploits they see on TV.

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