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"
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!"
conforming to a type
"the typical (or normal) American"; "typical teenage behavior"
Capturing the overall sense of a thing
characteristically representing something by form or type
Origin: From typicalis, from typicus, from τυπικός, from τύπος; see typic and -al, and type.
of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative
combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'typical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2131
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'typical' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2696
Rank popularity for the word 'typical' in Adjectives Frequency: #280
The numerical value of typical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of typical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of typical in a Sentence
This is a typical oil tracking rally.
It's only typical if you're a big loser.
This is pretty typical for a strong nor'easter.
You can use that to work out a typical deal size.
How many individuals comprise a typical flagstaff?
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