What does typical mean?

Definitions for typical
ˈtɪp ɪ kəltyp·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typical(adj)

    exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category

    "a typical American girl"; "a typical suburban community"; "the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year"; "a painting typical of the Impressionist school"; "a typical romantic poem"; "a typical case of arteritis"

  2. distinctive, typical(adj)

    of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing

    "Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie; "that is typical of you!"

  3. typical(adj)

    conforming to a type

    "the typical (or normal) American"; "typical teenage behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. typical(Adjective)

    Capturing the overall sense of a thing

    Etymology: From typicalis, from typicus, from τυπικός, from τύπος; see typic and -al, and type.

  2. typical(Adjective)

    characteristically representing something by form or type

    Etymology: From typicalis, from typicus, from τυπικός, from τύπος; see typic and -al, and type.

  3. typical(Adjective)

    normal

    Etymology: From typicalis, from typicus, from τυπικός, from τύπος; see typic and -al, and type.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Typical(adj)

    of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative

  2. Typical(adj)

    combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus

Freebase

  1. Typical

    Typical is a live album by Peter Hammill, recorded in 1992 and released in 1999. It is a double CD and was released on Hammill's own Fie! label. The album was recorded at nine concerts in Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy.

Entomology

  1. Typical

    the normal or usual form of a species; agreeing with the type form.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'typical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2131

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'typical' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2696

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'typical' in Adjectives Frequency: #280

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of typical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of typical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of typical in a Sentence

  1. Debbie Howell:

    They weren't your typical 88 - and 90-year-old, they were both very, very healthy, very vibrant people with of all their faculties. They just went down so fast.

  2. Frank Larkin:

    If the forecast holds true, there are many families who will want to enjoy the snow tomorrow, although, for security reasons, the Capitol grounds are not your typical neighborhood hill or playground.

  3. Donald Green:

    I don't think the typical American knows much about the Ukraine or what President Trump was talking about, if this case is ambiguous, it's something that can be tarred as a witch hunt.

  4. Edward Garton:

    Is it part of the typical cycle, or are the populations actually collapsing? We don't really know the answer to that.

  5. Elissa Epel:

    We've lost all of the routine of a typical week, and that means having weekends as a boundary or as a separation or something to look forward to, now the weekend is the same as a weekday.

Images & Illustrations of typical

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