Definition of creative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    creative

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//kriˈeɪtɪv//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kriˈeɪtɪv//
     
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  1. 1[only before noun] involving the use of skill and the imagination to produce something new or a work of art a course on creative writing (= writing stories, plays and poems) the creative and performing arts creative thinking (= thinking about problems in a new way or thinking of new ideas) the company’s creative team the creative process See related entries: Describing jobs, Describing work, Job skills and personal qualities
  2. 2having the skill and ability to produce something new, especially a work of art; showing this ability She's very creative—she writes poetry and paints. Do you have any ideas? You're the creative one.
  3. Extra examples a highly creative artist genuinely creative thinking She’s very creative—she writes poetry and paints. classes on creative writing the company’s creative team
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