imaginative

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

Definition of imaginative

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, or characterized by imaginationb :  devoid of truth :  false

  2. 2 :  given to imagining :  having a lively imagination

  3. 3 :  of or relating to images; especially :  showing a command of imagery

imaginatively

adverb

imaginativeness

noun

Examples of imaginative in a Sentence

  1. She wrote an imaginative story about life on the planet Venus.

  2. The restaurant's menu is quite imaginative.

14th Century

First Known Use of imaginative

14th century


IMAGINATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

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

Definition of imaginative for English Language Learners

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

  • : of or relating to imagination


IMAGINATIVE Defined for Kids

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

Definition of imaginative for Students

  1. 1 :  relating to or showing imagination an imaginative story

  2. 2 :  having a lively imagination an imaginative artist



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