imaginative


imag·i·na·tive

adjective \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

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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