Definition of Fictional character
1. Noun. An imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story). "She is the main character in the novel"
Generic synonyms: Imaginary Being, Imaginary Creature
Specialized synonyms: Aladdin, Argonaut, Babar, Beatrice, Beowulf, Bluebeard, Bond, James Bond, Brer Rabbit, Bunyan, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, Cheshire Cat, Chicken Little, Cinderella, Colonel Blimp, Dracula, Don Quixote, El Cid, Fagin, Falstaff, Sir John Falstaff, Father Brown, Faust, Faustus, Frankenstein, Frankenstein, Frankenstein's Monster, Goofy, Gulliver, Hamlet, Captain Horatio Hornblower, Horatio Hornblower, Iago, Commissaire Maigret, Inspector Maigret, Kilroy, King Lear, Lear, Lilliputian, Marlowe, Philip Marlowe, Micawber, Wilkins Micawber, Mother Goose, Mr. Moto, Othello, Pangloss, Pantaloon, Perry Mason, Peter Pan, Pied Piper, Pied Piper Of Hamelin, Pierrot, Pluto, Huck Finn, Huckleberry Finn, Rip Van Winkle, Ruritanian, Tarzan, Tarzan Of The Apes, Tom Sawyer, Uncle Remus, Uncle Tom, Uncle Sam, Holmes, Sherlock Holmes, Simon Legree, Sinbad, Sinbad The Sailor, Snoopy, Ali Baba, Emile, Agonist, Protagonist, Houyhnhnm, Little John, Little Red Riding Hood, Raskolnikov, Rodya Raskolnikov, Robin Hood, Robinson Crusoe, Rumpelstiltskin, Shylock, Tristan, Tristram, Iseult, Isolde, Scaramouch, Scaramouche, Svengali, Sweeney Todd, Todd, Trilby, Walter Mitty, Yahoo, Arthur, King Arthur, Galahad, Sir Galahad, Gawain, Sir Gawain, Guenevere, Guinevere, Lancelot, Sir Lancelot, Merlin
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fictional Character
Literary usage of Fictional character
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Information Security: Advances & Remaining Challenges to Adoption of Public by David L. McClure (2001)
"Suppose a fictional character named Bob has generated his two keys and that ... In this example, fictional character Alice would encrypt her message to Bob ..."
2. The Poetic Mind by Frederick Clarke Prescott (1922)
"Sometimes, finally, an earlier fictional character will be taken over by the imagination and developed, as we may suppose the Hamlet character, ..."
3. The Bookman (1911)
"But it is really this small limit of variation, this right which we each one of us have to see a fictional character through our own eyes, that makes our ..."
4. The Contemporary Review (1866)
"Arthur Hamilton, on the other hand, although a deliberate pretence, carried even to the point of apologizing for the " fictional " character of some of the ..."