Simple Definition of distinctive
: having a quality or characteristic that makes a person or thing different from others : different in a way that is easy to notice
: appealing or interesting because of an unusual quality or characteristic
Full Definition of distinctive
Examples of distinctive in a sentence
He had a very distinctive walk.
This wine has a more distinctive flavor than that one.
The store sells only the most distinctive chocolates.
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Synonym Discussion of distinctive
DISTINCTIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of distinctive for Students
1 : clearly marking a person or a thing as different from others <As they got closer he … could hear Mr. Sir's distinctive bark. — Louis Sachar, Holes>
2 : having or giving a special look or way <distinctive clothes>
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