fictitious character

fictitious character
an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)

she is the main character in the novel

Hypernyms: ↑imaginary being, ↑imaginary creature
Instance Hyponyms:
Aladdin, ↑Argonaut, ↑Babar, ↑Beatrice, ↑Beowulf, ↑Bluebeard, ↑Bond, ↑James Bond, ↑Brer Rabbit, ↑Bunyan, ↑Paul Bunyan, ↑John Henry, ↑Cheshire cat, ↑Chicken Little, ↑Cinderella, ↑Colonel Blimp, ↑Dracula, ↑Don Quixote, ↑El Cid, ↑Fagin, ↑Falstaff, ↑Sir John Falstaff, ↑Father Brown, ↑Faust, ↑Faustus, ↑Frankenstein, ↑Frankenstein's monster, ↑Goofy, ↑Gulliver, ↑Hamlet, ↑Horatio Hornblower, ↑Captain Horatio Hornblower, ↑Iago, ↑Inspector Maigret, ↑Commissaire Maigret, ↑Kilroy, ↑Lear, ↑King Lear, ↑Lilliputian, ↑Marlowe, ↑Philip Marlowe, ↑Micawber, ↑Wilkins Micawber, ↑Mother Goose, ↑Mr. Moto, ↑Othello, ↑Pangloss, ↑Pantaloon, ↑Perry Mason, ↑Peter Pan, ↑Pied Piper, ↑Pied Piper of Hamelin, ↑Pierrot, ↑Pluto, ↑Huckleberry Finn, ↑Huck Finn, ↑Rip van Winkle, ↑Ruritanian, ↑Tarzan, ↑Tarzan of the Apes, ↑Tom Sawyer, ↑Uncle Remus, ↑Uncle Tom, ↑Uncle Sam, ↑Sherlock Holmes, ↑Holmes, ↑Simon Legree, ↑Sinbad the Sailor, ↑Sinbad, ↑Snoopy, ↑Ali Baba, ↑Emile, ↑protagonist, ↑agonist, ↑Houyhnhnm, ↑Little John, ↑Little Red Riding Hood, ↑Raskolnikov, ↑Rodya Raskolnikov, ↑Robin Hood, ↑Robinson Crusoe, ↑Rumpelstiltskin, ↑Shylock, ↑Tristan, ↑Tristram, ↑Iseult, ↑Isolde, ↑Scaramouch, ↑Scaramouche, ↑Svengali, ↑Todd, ↑Sweeney Todd, ↑Trilby, ↑Walter Mitty, ↑Yahoo, ↑Arthur, ↑King Arthur, ↑Galahad, ↑Sir Galahad, ↑Gawain, ↑Sir Gawain, ↑Guinevere, ↑Guenevere, ↑Lancelot, ↑Sir Lancelot, ↑Merlin

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  • fictitious — [[t]fɪktɪ̱ʃəs[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Fictitious is used to describe something that is false or does not exist, although some people claim that it is true or exists. We re interested in the source of these fictitious rumours. Syn: non existent 2)… …   English dictionary

  • fictitious — fic|ti|tious [ fık tıʃəs ] adjective 1. ) not real or true and used for tricking people: He had registered at the hotel under a fictitious name. 2. ) invented for a book, play, or movie: FICTIONAL: a fictitious character …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fictitious — adjective 1) a fictitious name Syn: false, fake, fabricated, sham; bogus, spurious, assumed, affected, adopted, feigned, invented, made up; informal pretend, phony Ant: genuine …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • fictitious — UK [fɪkˈtɪʃəs] / US adjective 1) not real or true and used for tricking people He had registered at the hotel under a fictitious name. 2) invented for a book, play, or film a fictitious character …   English dictionary

  • fictitious — fictitious, fabulous, legendary, mythical, apocryphal mean having the character of something invented or imagined as opposed to something true or genuine. Fictitious commonly implies fabrication and, therefore, more often suggests artificiality… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Fictitious entry — Fictitious entries, also known as fake entries, Mountweazels, ghost word[1] and nihil articles, are deliberately incorrect entries or articles in reference works such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, maps, and directories. Entries in reference… …   Wikipedia

  • character — n. personality behavior 1) to form, mold one s character 2) to epitomize; reflect smb. s character 3) one s moral; true character 4) a bad, disreputable; firm, strong; excellent, fine, good; impeccable, stainless; lovable; national; upright; weak …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Fictitious person — Person Per son, n. [OE. persone, persoun, person, parson, OF. persone, F. personne, L. persona a mask (used by actors), a personage, part, a person, fr. personare to sound through; per + sonare to sound. See {Per }, and cf. {Parson}.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fictitious — adjective Etymology: Latin ficticius artificial, feigned, from fictus Date: circa 1633 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of fiction ; imaginary 2. a. conventionally or hypothetically assumed or accepted < a fictitious concept > b. of a name …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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