Synonyms for (adjective) typical

Synonyms: distinctive, typical

Definition: of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing

Usage: Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor- Curtis Wilkie; that is typical of you!

Similar words: characteristic

Definition: typical or distinctive

Usage: heard my friend's characteristic laugh; red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn; stripes characteristic of the zebra


Synonyms: typical

Definition: conforming to a type

Usage: the typical (or normal) American; typical teenage behavior

Similar words: normal

Definition: conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal

Usage: serve wine at normal room temperature; normal diplomatic relations; normal working hours; normal word order; normal curiosity; the normal course of events


Synonyms: typical

Definition: exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category

Usage: 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

Similar words: typic, emblematic, exemplary

Definition: being or serving as an illustration of a type

Usage: the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy; an action exemplary of his conduct;


Similar words: representative

Definition: serving to represent or typify

Usage: representative moviegoers; a representative modern play


Similar words: regular, veritable

Definition: often used as intensifiers

Usage: a regular morass of details; a regular nincompoop; he's a veritable swine


Similar words: true

Definition: conforming to definitive criteria

Usage: the horseshoe crab is not a true crab; Pythagoras was the first true mathematician