Definitions For Characteristic


  • A distinguishing quality
  • Any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
  • A prominent attribute or aspect of something
  • The integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2
  • A special quality or trait that makes a person, thing, or group different from others


  • Typical or distinctive

Is Characteristic a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Characteristic is worth 23 points in Scrabble and 25 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Characteristic in a Sentence

  • The ability to fashion tools and other characteristics that distinguish human beings from other animals
  • He responded to their comments with characteristic good humor.
  • The characteristic taste of licorice

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