Adjective "Imaginative" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Having or showing creativity or inventiveness.
  1. 'he was imaginative beyond all other architects'
  2. 'Can we have more imaginative and creative solutions to this problem rather than moans and groans?'
  3. 'That creative streak shows itself in some imaginative use of fashion and colour mixes.'
  4. 'Scott's really imaginative and creative and has a definite vision of what he wants his business to be.'
  5. 'It was a glimpse into his imaginative world and some of the sources of his creativity.'
  6. 'The proposal to create a new university is a bold and imaginative step.'
  7. 'He likes to take risks simply to make the business of imaginative invention more interesting.'
  8. 'When it comes to getting imaginative in the kitchen, sushi is about as creative as they come.'
  9. 'In too few places are the arts being integrated in imaginative and inventive ways.'
  10. 'This major celebration of cinematic creativity old and new has a host of imaginative programmes.'
  11. 'Families can pencil in their vision of the future of York in an imaginative event at York Art Gallery this week.'


1. characterized by or bearing evidence of imagination: an imaginative tale.

2. of, relating to, or concerned with imagination.

3. given to imagining, as persons.

4. having exceptional powers of imagination.

5. lacking truth; fanciful.

More examples(as adjective)

"versions can be imaginative as teenagers."

"pupils can be imaginative in terms."

"people can be imaginative with lots."

"people can be imaginative on problems."

"people can be imaginative in things."

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