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Adjective: imitative  'i-mu,tey-tiv [N. Amer], i-mi-tu-tiv [Brit]
  1. Marked by or given to imitation
    "acting is an imitative art"; "man is an imitative being"
  2. (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound
    "onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises";
    - echoic, onomatopoeic, onomatopoeical, onomatopoetic
  3. Not genuine; imitating something superior
    "imitative emotion";
    - counterfeit

See also: apelike, apish, artificial, assumed, bad, base, bogus, cod [Brit, informal], fake, false, fictitious, fictive, forged, inauthentic, insincere, mimetic, mimic, mock, ostensible, ostensive, parrot-fashion [Brit], parrotlike, phoney, phony [N. Amer], pinchbeck, pretended, pseudo, put on, sham, simulated, spurious, synthetic, unauthentic, unreal

Antonym: nonimitative