Adjective(1) representing the perfect example of a class or quality
(1) Whatever his faults and many quirks, Monty is the quintessential team player.(2) We shall consider each in turn and then discuss the quintessential example of the problem.(3) I suppose the waterfront dispute is the quintessential example, but that is only one amongst many.(4) These comprise the quintessential sights and sounds of Maritime coastal communities.(5) John properly described Bill as the quintessential English gentleman and he will be much missed by everyone.(6) With knock-knees and pigeon toes, he was not your quintessential runner, but he trained like a demon.(7) He is the quintessential storyteller, who likes to write his tale and have it read.(8) It is also the ideal place to go for a quintessential English-style tea.(9) The first movie, made in 1969, was the quintessential British caper film of the 1960s.(10) I believe Antonio is the quintessential Montrealer because Montreal is a quirky city.(11) They have been described as the quintessential English pop group, with a string of hits bemoaning late-teen angst.(12) The first point that should be made about Collins is that he is the quintessential army man.(13) The quintessential banned record: its notoriety took it to number one.(14) So any mandatory reading list for young women should include at least one quintessential guy book.(15) Symbolically, his roles represented the quintessential dissident.(16) My visit to this restaurant represented the quintessential contemporary Irish dining experience.
1. typical ::
2. prototypical ::
5. classic ::
6. model ::
7. standard ::
8. stock ::
9. representative ::
10. conventional ::
11. ideal ::
12. consummate ::
13. exemplary ::
14. definitive ::
15. best ::
16. ultimate ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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...at another QUINTESSENTIAL Rock, Paper,
Scissors, Lizard, Spock moment.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 8
He's not just a middle child,
he is the QUINTESSENTIAL middle child.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 10
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