HyperDic: typical

English > 3 senses of the word typical:
ADJECTIVEalltypicalexhibiting the qualities or characteristics / characteristics that identify a group or kind or category / category
alltypical, distinctiveof a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
alltypicalconforming to a type
typical > pronunciation
Soundstih'pahkahl; tih'pihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > typical: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExhibiting the qualities or characteristics / characteristics that identify a group or kind or category / category.
Examples
  • "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"
Attribute oftypicalityThe state of being that is typical
NarrowerclassicOf a well-known type
emblematic, exemplary, typicBeing or serving as an illustration of a type
regular, veritableOften used as intensifiers
representativeServing to represent or typify
trueconforming to definitive criteria
See alsocharacteristictypical or distinctive / distinctive
Oppositeatypical, untypical, atypicnot representative of a group, class, or type
Spanishtípico
Catalantípic
Nounstypicalitythe state of being that is typical
Adverbstypicallyin a typical manner
English > typical: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing.
Example "that is typical of you!"
Synonymdistinctive
Broadercharacteristictypical or distinctive / distinctive
Spanishdistintivo, típico
Catalandistintiu, típic
English > typical: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningconforming to a type.
Examples
  • "the typical (or normal) American"
  • "typical teenage behavior"
Broadernormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
Spanishtípico
Nounstypicalitythe state of being that is typical

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