Adjective "creative" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to or involving the use of the imagination or original ideas to create something.
  1. 'creative writing'
  2. 'If you're right brained, you likely have a talent for creative writing and art.'
  3. 'Where you find the sign Aries is often the best house for creative expression of its energy.'
  4. 'We have a lot of talent in UP, but the films seem to lack technical and creative excellence.'
  5. 'Bringing creative energy to this area can quickly change the look of your home.'
  6. 'The minister says the social economy has many able people capable of creative thinking and wealth creation.'
  7. 'What your real economic asset is, is the creative talents and energy of your people.'
  8. 'This life force is the supreme, creative intelligence that pervades every cell of ours.'
  9. 'Perhaps you are about to capitalise on a brilliant idea or creative insight.'
  10. 'I had wanted to do more creative writing, but I had not been able to organise myself to find the time.'
  11. 'The service is designed for people who have either a creative business or a creative idea and want some advice about what to do next.'
  12. 'Denise said the nature of the store gives her a lot of scope to be creative and use unusual design ideas.'
  13. 'Li has been a creative designer for an advertising company for more than two years.'
  14. 'An artist needs to be creative, and that is what these children proved precisely.'
  15. 'I sat just behind the composer and felt in the presence of a creative genius, transported into other worlds.'
  16. 'The creative team has tried to retell the story in a milder way, from the innocent viewpoint of a child.'
  17. 'The programme will create opportunities for creative web designers within Cumbria.'
  18. 'A Whitefield textile artist is appealing for creative people to join her in her craft.'
  19. 'It's no surprise, then, that Picasso agreed to be the lead in a film about creative genius.'
  20. 'How can we square this with our notions of a great creative artist?'
  21. 'There were a bunch of very creative people on this team so we could not agree with each other.'


A person whose job involves creative work.
  1. 'Professional photographers, photo designers and advertising and media creatives are using digital technology more and more.'
  2. 'It avoided those well-trodden media ruts that lead to aged baby-boomer creatives who have long since stopped being interesting.'
  3. 'Charity commercials don't pay the considerable sums ad-folk are used to receiving - but creatives are often attracted to them by their potential to win industry awards.'
  4. 'Call me credulous but I think the food industry, given some smart guidance from legislators and some help from their creatives, could surprise us by helping to deliver a healthier population sooner than we think.'
  5. 'While our medieval art appears, well, medieval, the parallel achievements of Turkish creatives are bright, smart, clear-cut and astonishingly modern-looking.'
  6. 'Typically, agency creatives would find it too limiting to work solely with one brand.'
  7. 'There are currently over 4,000 Bafta members entitled to vote in the film awards, made up of creatives and professionals working in the film, television and interactive industries.'
  8. 'With the help of a network of artists, creatives and friends, I managed to secure the use of a projector for showing my films, at a very reasonable hire cost.'
  9. 'The success of Queensland creatives working against sometimes overwhelming odds in this very challenging industry is something to be celebrated rather than condemned.'
  10. 'The guys who are whining the loudest would make better use of their time inside the quiet space used by professional content creatives.'


1. having the quality or power of creating.

2. resulting from originality of thought, expression, etc.; imaginative: creative writing.

3. originative; productive (usually followed by of).

4. Facetious. using or creating exaggerated or skewed data, information, etc.: creative bookkeeping.

More examples(as adjective)

"sixtieses can be creative in things."

"natures can be creative in things."

"fiftieses can be creative in things."

"ups can be creative about things."

"services can be creative to needs."

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