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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned.

Usage examples (33)
  • As a scientist, Barbara was a prototypic non-careerist.
  • Why are Wes Hardin and General McAlester such prototypic figures for Hack?
  • The prototypic expert engages in research; the prototypic politician engages in logrolling.
  • The food was good and the waitresses prototypic of the waitresses in good coffee shops everywhere: tough and quick. for more
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