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characterful

[kar-ik-ter-fuh l] /ˈkær ɪk tər fəl/
adjective
1.
highly expressive of character:
a characterful face.
2.
having remarkable character:
a characterful prose style.
Origin of characterful
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; character + -ful
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  • His open, manly and characterful face bore at the chin a thick tuft of brown beard, leaving his cheeks and lips clean shaven.

  • He had on common, characterful clothes, the kind that from long wear have taken the natural outlines of the body.

    The "Genius" Theodore Dreiser

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