[syn: emblematic, exemplary, typic]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Emblematic \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. --
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: 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"
[syn: emblematic, emblematical, symbolic,
2: being or serving as an illustration of a type; "the free
discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action
exemplary of his conduct"; [syn: emblematic, exemplary,