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Typical

Typical

WordNet



adjective


(1)   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)   Conforming to a type
"The typical (or normal) American"
"Typical teenage behavior"
(3)   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"
Wiktonary



Etymology


< < < < ; see typic and -al, and type.

Adjective



  1. Capturing the overall sense of a thing; representing something by form.

See also