Being a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; distinctive
heard my friend's characteristic laugh; the stripes that are characteristic of the zebra.
by s-bomb March 25, 2005
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your own way of living and or the things on you body that different that other people don't have like freckles moles even body percings can even be counted as a Characteristics. any thing your characteristics.
some people have wonderful characteristics.
by howy December 17, 2003
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1. A feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify it

* - inherited characteristics such as blood groups

2. The whole number or integral part of a logarithm, which gives the order of magnitude of the original number
In Scotland, we are a people who pride ourselves on our humanity. It is viewed as a defining characteristics of Scotland and the Scottish people
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An easy way to say that you are representing an ideology or system without actually meaning to do so. Used disingenuously by the Communist Party of China to denote their system of fascism and authoritarian regime. e.g. Socialism with Chinese Characteristics.
I just finished learning about Xi Jinping Thought! How insightful, certainly, Socialism with Chinese Characteristics is the best system ever created! We can fact-check people and ensure that they are grounded in reality, instead of making baseless claims.
by Norf Man February 5, 2021
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Character traits are all the aspects of a person's behavior and attitudes that make up that person's personality. Everyone has character traits, both good and bad. Even characters in books have character traits. Character traits are often shown with descriptive adjectives, like patient, unfaithful, or jealous.
My friend has a lot of characteristic traits
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Think of horror movies, the victims almost always white, which is why the almost always get killed; That is because they like to go to the door in the middle of the night when they know somethings up, they over exaggerate they don't listen to people when the say NOT to do something and they are basically to proud to actually be smart.
O and lets not forget most of them can't dance or fight.

(Not all white people are like this but some/alot are.)
Man i cant watch dis movie no more its making me mad he/she has to many white characteristics.
by whitepeopleshit December 11, 2017
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Something I thought was bullshit when I was a kid, but winds up making China the biggest star among all nations in the last 30 years and will possibly continue to drive China to an even brighter future.
- Why did all socialist countries fail but China?
- Because China was not practicing socialism, but Socialism with Chinese Characteristics.
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