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Synonyms for imitative

Synonyms for (adjective) imitative

Synonyms: imitative, counterfeit Definition: not genuine; imitating something superior Usage: counterfeit emotion; counterfeit money; counterfeit works of art; a counterfeit prince

Similar words: assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, sham, put on, pretended Definition: adopted in order to deceive Usage: an assumed name; an assumed cheerfulness; a fictitious address; fictive sympathy; a pretended interest; a put-on childish voice; sham modesty

Similar words: forged, bad Definition: reproduced fraudulently Usage: like a bad penny...; a forged twenty dollar bill

Similar words: base Definition: debased; not genuine Usage: an attempt to eliminate the base coinage

Similar words: bastard, fake, phoney, phony, bogus Definition: fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

Similar words: unauthentic, inauthentic, spurious Definition: intended to deceive Usage: a spurious work of art

Similar words: mock Definition: constituting a copy or imitation of something Usage: boys in mock battle

Similar words: ostensible, ostensive Definition: represented or appearing as such; pretended Usage: His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity

Similar words: pinchbeck Definition: serving as an imitation or substitute Usage: pinchbeck heroism

Similar words: pseudo Definition: (often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of Usage: a pseudo esthete; pseudoclassic

Similar words: synthetic Definition: not genuine or natural Usage: counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic- George Will

Synonyms: imitative Definition: marked by or given to imitation Usage: acting is an imitative art; man is an imitative being

Similar words: apelike, apish Definition: being or given to servile imitation

Similar words: mimetic Definition: exhibiting mimicry Usage: mimetic coloring of a butterfly; the mimetic tendency of infancy- R.W.Hamilton

Similar words: mimic Definition: constituting an imitation Usage: the mimic warfare of the opera stage- Archibald Alison

Similar words: parrotlike Definition: mechanically imitated or repeated without thought or understanding Usage: a mere parrotlike word-calling process; a voice quality sounding parrotlike

Similar words: simulated Definition: reproduced or made to resemble; imitative in character Usage: under simulated combat conditions