The reaction of Republican Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois was typical.
A typical Costco store has around 4,000 SKUs, most of which are stacked on pallets so that you can be your own stockboy.
I worried out loud—there had been a lot of gunfire, more than the typical burst of bullets one heard in Karachi in those days.
The typical music video you find on YouTube is colloquially called “YouTube Poop” for a reason.
Some critics have said that the movie follows a typical plot where a white man saves the native people.
In him you may see a typical and beautiful example of the Survival of the Fittest.
This single example is, as we may be sure, typical of a whole series of actions.
It is an habitual way of reacting to a definite and typical situation.
They were more your idea of typical Americans, weren't they?
A doctrinaire, there was nothing of the typical doctrinaire, or theorist, about him.
c.1600, "symbolic, emblematic," from Medieval Latin typicalis "symbolic," from Late Latin typicus "of or pertaining to a type," from Greek typikos, from typos "impression" (see type (n.)). Sense of "characteristic" is first recorded 1850. Related: Typically.