characteristic - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/ˌkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk/
  1. typical of someone or something

    Saffron gives the rice in this dish its characteristic yellow colour.

    Sue answered with her characteristic frankness.

    characteristic of:

    The white stone houses are characteristic of the island.

derived word

characteristically

 

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/ˌkærɪktəˈrɪstɪkli/
adverb