Synonyms of imitative


1. imitative (vs. nonimitative), apish, apelike, mimetic, mimic, parrotlike, simulated

usage: marked by or given to imitation; "acting is an imitative art"; "man is an imitative being"

2. echoic (vs. nonechoic), imitative, onomatopoeic, onomatopoeical, onomatopoetic

usage: (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound; "onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises"; "it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer

3. counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative, assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham, bad, forged, base, bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard, inauthentic, unauthentic, spurious, mock, ostensible, ostensive, pinchbeck, pseudo, synthetic, artificial#1, unreal, false, insincere, unreal

usage: not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince"

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Definition and meaning of imitative (Dictionary)