pale imitation

Definition of pale imitation

  1. :  an inferior version The remake of the movie was a pale imitation of the original.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  palisade, paling

    :  one of the stakes of a palisade

    :  picket

  1. :  to enclose with pales :  fence

  1. :  deficient in color or intensity of color :  pallid

    :  not bright or brilliant :  dim

    :  feeble, faint

  1. :  to become pale

    :  to make pale

  1. :  an act or instance of imitating

    :  something produced as a copy :  counterfeit

    :  a literary work designed to reproduce the style of another author

  1. :  resembling something else that is usually genuine and of better quality :  not real

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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