|1.||[ adjective ] exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category|
"a typical American girl" "a typical suburban community" "a painting typical of the Impressionist school" "a typical romantic poem" "a typical case of arteritis"
|Related terms:||atypical regular representative true typic sample characteristic typicality|
|2.||[ adjective ] of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing|
"Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie "that is typical of you!"
|3.||[ adjective ] conforming to a type|
"the typical (or normal) American" "typical teenage behavior"