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



    BrE BrE//ˌprəʊtəˈtɪpɪkl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌproʊtəˈtɪpɪkl//
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  1. 1connected with the first design of something from which other forms are copied or developed Clients often ask for changes to prototypical elements late in the design process.
  2. 2very typical of a class or category of people or things a prototypical action hero