English adjective: imitative
|1.||imitative marked by or given to imitation|
|Samples||Acting is an imitative art.|
Man is an imitative being.
|Similar||apelike, apish, mimetic, mimic, parrotlike, simulated|
|2.||imitative (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound|
|Samples||Onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises.|
It was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term.
|Synonyms||echoic, onomatopoeic, onomatopoeical, onomatopoetic|
|3.||imitative not genuine; imitating something superior|
Counterfeit works of art.
A counterfeit prince.
|Similar||assumed, bad, base, bastard, bogus, fake, false, fictitious, fictive, forged, inauthentic, mock, ostensible, ostensive, phoney, phony, pinchbeck, pretended, pseudo, put on, sham, spurious, synthetic, unauthentic|
|See also||artificial, false, insincere, unreal, unreal|