Synonyms and Antonyms of imitative
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.
copied, cribbed, plagiarized
artificial, bogus, factitious, fake, false, imitation, man-made, mock, sham, simulated, substitute, synthetic
duplicated, photocopied, reduplicated, reproduced, transcribed
counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading
cut-and-dried (also cut-and-dry), perfunctory, routine, uninspired
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.
artificial, bogus, dummy, ersatz, fake, false, faux, imitation, man-made, mimic, mock, pretend, sham, simulated, substitute, synthetic
cultured, manufactured, process
adulterated, designer, doctored, engineered, fudged, juggled, manipulated, tampered (with)
counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading, phony (also phoney)
affected, feigned, pinchbeck, pseudo, spurious