Search Result:character

character   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋkærIktZ 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˊkærәktә 〕


Overview of noun character

The noun character has 9 senses


  • fictional character, fictitious character, character -- (an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); "she is the main character in the novel")

  • quality, character, lineament -- (a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands")

  • character, fiber, fibre -- (the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; "education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer)

  • character, role, theatrical role, part, persona -- (an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona")

  • character, eccentric, type, case -- (a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case")

  • character -- (good repute; "he is a man of character")

  • character, reference, character reference -- (a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; "requests for character references are all too often answered evasively")

  • character, grapheme, graphic symbol -- (a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters")

  • character -- ((genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes)


Overview of verb character

The verb character has 1 sense


  • character -- (engrave or inscribe characters on)