1 evoking lifelike images within the mind; "pictorial poetry and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike portrait"; "a vivid description" [syn: graphic, pictorial, vivid]
2 unaffected and natural looking; "a lifelike pose"; "a natural reaction" [syn: natural]
- Like a living being; resembling life; giving an accurate
representation; as, a lifelike portrait.
- The robot was so lifelike, Jack could hardly tell it apart from his sister.
- Chinese 逼真 bīzhēn
authentic, bona fide, breathing, candid, card-carrying, delineative, depictive, descriptive, dinkum, expositive, expressive, faithful, following the letter, genuine, good, graphic, honest, honest-to-God, inartificial, lawful, legitimate, literal, living, natural, naturalistic, original, pure, real, realistic, representative, rightful, simon-pure, simple, sincere, speaking, sterling, sure-enough, to the life, true to life, true to nature, true to reality, unadulterated, unaffected, unassumed, unassuming, uncolored, unconcocted, uncopied, uncounterfeited, undisguised, undisguising, undistorted, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unfanciful, unfeigned, unfeigning, unfictitious, unflattering, unimagined, unimitated, uninvented, unpretended, unpretending, unqualified, unromantic, unsimulated, unspecious, unsynthetic, unvarnished, verbal, verbatim, veridical, verisimilar, vivid, well-drawn, word-for-word