- pertaining to, of the nature of, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.
Origin of emblematic
Related Words for emblematicalcharacteristic, emblematic, exemplary, figurative, representative, symbolical, typical
Examples from the Web for emblematical
Historical Examples of emblematical
This I accepted as emblematical of the struggle for post and place in railway times.The Uncommercial Traveller
The "water" and the "blood" are emblematical of a double operation.The Works of William Cowper
Their condition is emblematical of their sins while in life.The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri
He is of opinion that ye picture of St. George was only emblematical.Myth-Land
F. Edward Hulme
The needle was emblematical of the sword or the dagger; the letter 'M' stands for mort.Marguerite de Valois
1640s, perhaps via French emblématique, from Greek emblematikos, from emblema (see emblem).