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Meaning of EMBLEMATIC

Pronunciation:  `emblu'matik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"
  2. [adj]  being or serving as an illustration of a type; "the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action exemplary of his conduct";
 

EMBLEMATIC is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: emblematical, exemplary, representative, symbolic, symbolical, typic, typical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em`blem*at"ic\, Emblematical \Em`blem*at"ic*al\, a.
[Cf. F. embl['e]matique.]
Pertaining to, containing, or consisting in, an emblem;
symbolic; typically representative; representing as an
emblem; as, emblematic language or ornaments; a crown is
emblematic of royalty; white is emblematic of purity. --
{Em`blem*at"ic*al*ly}, adv.

 

 

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