pale imitation

Definition of pale imitation

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

Word by Word Definitions

pale play
  1. : palisade, paling

  2. : one of the stakes of a palisade

  3. : picket

  1. : to enclose with pales : fence

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

  2. : not bright or brilliant : dim

  3. : feeble, faint

  1. : to become pale

  2. : to make pale

  1. : involving or dealing with ancient forms or conditions

  2. : early : primitive : archaic

imitation play
  1. : an act or instance of imitating

  2. : something produced as a copy : counterfeit

  3. : 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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