Definition of imaginative in English:

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imaginative

Pronunciation: /iˈmaj(ə)nədiv/

adjective

Having or showing creativity or inventiveness: making imaginative use of computer software he was imaginative beyond all other architects
More example sentences
  • Scott's really imaginative and creative and has a definite vision of what he wants his business to be.
  • Can we have more imaginative and creative solutions to this problem rather than moans and groans?
  • He likes to take risks simply to make the business of imaginative invention more interesting.
Synonyms
creative, visionary, inspired, inventive, resourceful, ingenious;
original, innovative, innovatory, unorthodox, unconventional;
fanciful, whimsical, fantastic;
fantastical, Seussian
informal offbeat, off the wall, zany

Derivatives

imaginativeness

Pronunciation: /iˈmaj(ə)nədivnis/
noun
Example sentences
  • That is, the norms are not invented, but inventiveness and imaginativeness in their use is essential and to be encouraged.
  • I do think that I learned a degree of humility, flexibility, and imaginativeness from getting to know people from very different backgrounds.
  • The bantering continues, gathering enthusiasm and imaginativeness with every new narrative until one of the raconteurs starts gesticulating frantically towards the road ahead.

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Syllabification: im·ag·i·na·tive

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