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prototypical

proh tuh ti pi kuhl

  • s  representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned

  • Indeed, sitting in her parents' Louisville living room, she is the prototypical adolescent, lobbying her mother for permission to attend a rock concert, asking if she can have a .
  • Why is he suddenly on the lists as everyone's prototypical Vice President -- both Democrat Bill Clinton's and independent Ross Perot's? "Because they don't know me," Rudman cracks.
  • American culture never got over its surprise at producing him; fairly or not, he remains the prototypical American modernist, the one who not only "broke the ice"in the .
News & Articles

  • Astros report: Seventh-round pick Ramsay signs contract
    Astros scouting director Mike Elias, who is optimistic about locking in most of his top 10 picks from last week’s draft soon, signed seventh-round pick James Ramsay on Monday. Ramsay, a prototypical leadoff man, was an All-Big East selection as a center fielder after hitting .337 with 14 doubles, two triples, 29 walks and three home runs as a junior at South Florida. Ramsay, 21, posted a .409 on ...
    June 11, 2013 - Houston Chronicle
  • Tim Tebow's Best Skills and How They Will Help the New England Patriots
    The New England Patriots have officially signed quarterback Tim Tebow, according to a news release from ESPN . While the Patriots are obviously set at the quarterback position for the time being, Tebow will help the Patriots with his versatility, strength and his football IQ.   Versatility Tebow is listed at 6'3" and 236 pounds. He has the height of a prototypical quarterback and the bulk of a ...
    June 11, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Big Ten lunchtime links
    Poor Sally Draper. So much therapy awaits you in the '70s. New Wisconsin strength coach Evan Simon has big goals for the Badgers this summer. Bret Bielema said he was jealous of the SEC and always wanted to coach there. Jim Tressel spoke to Purdue's coaches. Penn State landed a prototypical pocket passer in Michael O'Connor. Some common themes in the commencement addresses of Bill O'Brien and ...
    June 10, 2013 - ESPN Blogs
Quotes

  • Marv Levy in 940 News
    He was the prototypical gun-slinger type,said Marv Levy, Pro Football Hall of Fame coach. "He's the type of guy where, 'Oh, what's he throwing into that crowd for?' But he had intuition, toughness, resilience."
  • Ed Wade in ESPN
    He'll be a left-handed bat off the bench,general manager Ed Wade said. "He has a lot of versatility. He's a great makeup guy. He's the prototypical professional player -- he brings a lot to the table and we're glad to have him."
  • Bo Pelini in USA Today
    I think he's proud of where he's from and all the things he represents,said Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini, who grew up in Youngstown and watched Pavlik beat Taylor in a rematch last year. "He's a prototypical guy from there. He's...

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