Meaning of ORIGINAL in English

ORIGINAL

n. 25B6; adjective

the original inhabitants : INDIGENOUS, native, aboriginal, autochthonous; first, earliest, early.

original Rembrandts : AUTHENTIC, genuine, actual, true, bona fide; informal pukka, kosher.

the film is highly original : INNOVATIVE, creative, imaginative, innovatory, inventive; new, novel, fresh, refreshing; unusual, unconventional, unorthodox, ground-breaking, pioneering, avant-garde, unique, distinctive.

25B6; noun

a copy of the original : ARCHETYPE, prototype, source, master.

he really is an original : INDIVIDUALIST, individual, eccentric, nonconformist, free spirit, maverick; informal character, oddball; Brit. informal one-off, odd bod; N. Amer. informal screwball, kook.

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