role model

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of role model

:a person whose behavior in a particular role is imitated by others

Examples of role model in a Sentence

  1. Athletes should remember that they are role models.

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First Known Use of role model

1947


ROLE MODEL Defined for English Language Learners

role model

noun

Definition of role model for English Language Learners

  • : someone who another person admires and tries to be like


ROLE MODEL Defined for Kids

role model

noun

Definition of role model for Students

:a person whose behavior in a certain function is imitated by others

Medical Dictionary

role model

noun

medical Definition of role model

:a person whose behavior in a particular role is imitated by others
  • watching our parents and other role models deal with conflict
  • —Melody Beattie

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