Simple Definition of imitative
: made or done to be like something or someone else
Full Definition of imitative
Examples of imitative
The architecture is imitative of a Japanese temple.
<your writing style tends to be imitative of whichever author you've recently read>
First Known Use of imitative
Rhymes with imitative
aggregative, agitative, applicative, carminative, circulative, cogitative, combinative, commutative, connotative, consecrative, consultative, contemplative, copulative, corporative, denotative, dissipative, duplicative, educative, facultative, federative, generative, germinative, gravitative, implicative, innovative, instigative, integrative, irritative, iterative, legislative, limitative, meditative, meliorative, motivative, nominative, nuncupative, operative, palliative, penetrative, procreative, propagative, qualitative, quantitative, recreative, regulative, replicative, separative, terminative, vegetative
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