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Meaning of TYPICAL

Pronunciation:  t'ipukul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; "Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie; "that is typical of you!"
  2. [adj]  conforming to a type; "the typical (or normal) American"; "typical teenage behavior"
  3. [adj]  exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category; "a typical American girl"; "a typical suburban community"; "the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year"; "a painting typical of the Impressionist school"; "a typical romantic poem"; "a typical case of arteritis"
 

TYPICAL is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: characteristic, distinctive, emblematic, exemplary, normal, regular(a), representative, sample, true, typic, veritable(a)
 
 Antonyms: atypical, untypical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Typ"ic*al\, a. [L. typicus, Gr. ?, from ? type: cf. F.
typique. See {Type}.]
1. Of the nature of a type; representing something by a form,
   model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative.

         The Levitical priesthood was only typical of the
         Christian.                            --Atterbury.

2. (Nat. Hist.) Combining or exhibiting the essential
   characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus. --
   {Typ"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Typ"ic*al*ness}, n.

 

 

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