Definitions for: Typical


[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!"
[adj] conforming to a type; "the typical (or normal) American"; "typical teenage behavior"
[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"



Webster (1913) 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.

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

Antonyms: atypical, untypical

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