imitative


imitative

adjective

Definition of IMITATIVE

1
using or marked by the use of something else as a basis or model <your writing style tends to be imitative of whichever author you've recently read>
Antonyms archetypal (also archetypical), original
2
being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials <an imitative extract never has the flavor of the real thing>
Antonyms genuine, natural, real

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up imitative? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).