distinctive distinctive  /dɪs ˈtɪŋk tɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
  2. (adj) capable of being classified

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The shirt then re-creates that person's distinctive cuddle, replicating his or her warmth, pressure, duration and even heartbeat.
  2. Cuil's distinctive design, in which results appear in three columns across the page, also allows for longer previews of each site's content.
  3. Abbott and Costello, which debuted in 1952, was one of the most distinctive and acerbically funny of these video lungfish.

News

  1. Nerlens Noel meets with Wizards and talks draft, hair style

    WASHINGTON — When it comes to Nerlens Noel, the simplest pre-NBA draft storylines involve the following: the distinctive hair, his injured knee and – based on planned team meetings – whether the University of Kentucky center will be selected one, two or three. Noel’s high-fade flattop, inspired by Will Smith’s iconic 1990?s look, won’t influence…
    on June 16, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk

  2. Gipsy Dharma Releases a New Range of Funky Leather Skirts and Ankle Boots

    Gipsy Dharma is a leading online retailer of distinctive leather clothing and accessories for women in the UK. All their products are tailor-made for the customer which delivers utmost comfort whilst maintaining an affordable price tag. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Gipsy-Dharma/Funky-Leather-Skirts/prweb10831268.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. A Midcentury Modern home in La Canada Flintridge

    Distinctive characteristics of the Gainsburg House, designed by Lloyd Wright and built in 1948, include angular rooms and rooflines. Angular rooms and rooflines are among the distinctive characteristics of the Midcentury Modern-style Gainsburg House. Walls of glass and windows overlook low-water native landscaping and a swimming pool on the more than half-acre site.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "A distinctive British foreign policy that is active in Europe and across the world; that builds up British engagement in the parts of the globe where opportunities as well as threats increasingly lie; that is at ease within a networked world and...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: William Hague Source: BBC News

  2. "I came to discover that Chicago is that most American of American cities, but one where citizens from more than 130 nations inhabit a rich tapestry of distinctive neighborhoods," Obama said.
    on Oct 2, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN International

  3. In dissent, Justice John Paul Stevens called the majority opinion "a rejection of the common sense of the American people, who have:fought against the distinctive corrupting potential of corporate electioneering since the days of Theodore...
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Wall Street Journal

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