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.
adv : in a typical manner; "Tom was typically hostile" [ant: atypically]