Definitions of emblematic

  1. serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Employed or serving as an emblem; using emblems. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Consisting of or containing an emblem; figurative; allusive. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for emblematic

  1. These are only emblematic of his character, and that is all. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  2. Old and young danced with vigor, and great was the delight of the tribe as it spun around the emblematic tree, carrying branches. – Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs by Alice C. Fletcher