- ♦♦♦1) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n A creative person has the ability to invent and develop original ideas, especially in the arts.
Like so many creative people he was never satisfied.
...her obvious creative talents.Derived words:creativity [[t]kri͟ːeɪtɪ̱vɪti[/t]] N-UNCOUNT
American art reached a peak of creativity in the '50s and 60s.2) ADJ: usu ADJ n Creative activities involve the inventing and making of new kinds of things.
Cooking is creative.3) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n If you use something in a creative way, you use it in a new way that produces interesting and unusual results.
...his creative use of words.Derived words:creatively ADV-GRADED
Genet teaches you to think creatively.
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