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imaginative

adjective imag·i·na·tive \i-ˈmaj-nə-tiv; -ˈma-jə-ˌnā-, -nə-\

: having or showing an ability to think of new and interesting ideas : having or showing imagination

: of or relating to imagination

Full Definition of IMAGINATIVE

1
a :  of, relating to, or characterized by imagination
b :  devoid of truth :  false
2
:  given to imagining :  having a lively imagination
3
:  of or relating to images; especially :  showing a command of imagery
imag·i·na·tive·ly adverb
imag·i·na·tive·ness noun
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Examples of IMAGINATIVE

  1. She wrote an imaginative story about life on the planet Venus.
  2. The restaurant's menu is quite imaginative.

First Known Use of IMAGINATIVE

14th century

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IMAGINATIVELY Defined for Kids

imaginative

adjective imag·i·na·tive \i-ˈma-jə-nə-tiv\

Definition of IMAGINATIVE for Kids

1
:  relating to or showing imagination <an imaginative story>
2
:  having a lively imagination <an imaginative artist>

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