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Definition of 'imitative'


  1. marked by or given to imitation; "acting is an imitative art"; "man is an imitative being"
       Antonyms: nonimitative
  2. (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound; "onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises"; "it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer
       Synonyms: echoic onomatopoeic onomatopoeical onomatopoetic
       Antonyms: nonechoic
  3. not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince"
       Synonyms: counterfeit
       Antonyms: genuine echt

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