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characterful

[kar-ik-ter-fuh l]
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adjective
  1. highly expressive of character: a characterful face.
  2. having remarkable character: a characterful prose style.

Origin of characterful

First recorded in 1900–05; character + -ful
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Examples from the Web for characterful

Historical Examples

  • His open, manly and characterful face bore at the chin a thick tuft of brown beard, leaving his cheeks and lips clean shaven.

    The Iron Trevet or Jocelyn the Champion

    Eugne Sue

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

    The "Genius"

    Theodore Dreiser