Imitations are things that are not really the original thing. For example, imitation diamonds are diamonds that are not made from real diamonds.

  • The imitation diamond is not as good as the real diamond.

  • The imitation leather is not as good as the real leather.

Definition of imitations


a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect


caricature, impersonation


not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article


fake, false, faux, simulated


copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else


something copied or derived from an original


the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations

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Example Sentences for imitations

  • 1

    The other is partially fake, hysterical, and an imitative construct.

  • 2

    In fact, he was more imitated by composers than imitative.

  • 3

    I never want to be an imitator who imitates other's work.

  • 4

    Imitators are not welcomed in this field.

  • 5

    The imitators outnumber the innovators.

  • 6

    At first Crochet was the great imitator.

  • 7

    Basically the imitations are part of the plot.

  • 8

    It was written to imitate the style of the music.

  • 9

    Mimesis is a Greek word for imitation.

  • 10

    Imitation is the best form of flattery