typ·i·cal /ˈtɪpɪkəl/ 形容詞
1. Of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative.
The Levitical priesthood was only typical of the Christian. --Atterbury.
2. Nat. Hist. Combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus.
-- Typ*ic*al*ly, adv. -- Typ*ic*al*ness, n.
adj 1: 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" [ant: atypical]
2: 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!" [syn: distinctive]
3: conforming to a type; "the typical (or normal) American";
"typical teenage behavior"