A person looked to by others as an example to be imitated.
- His stubborn integrity has made him a consistently interesting and evolving artist and a role model for a more ideal art world.
- He's an introverted, straight - A student whose father's passing has left him without a male role model.
- For girls, she's a role model of empowerment as the female hero with big guns.
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Syllabification: role mod·el
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