Definition of 'imitative'
- marked by or given to imitation; "acting is an imitative art"; "man is an imitative being"
- (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
- not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince"
Antonyms: genuine echt