- invent the wheel,
- inver grove heights,
Origin of inventive
Examples from the Web for inventive
It was all so efficient, and also much more fun and inventive than an app.How Straight World Stole ‘Gay’: The Last Gasp of the ‘Lumbersexual’|Tim Teeman|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The last federal position he held was Inmate--he served more than eight years for his inventive approach to acquiring money.
Yet Pee Wee proved to be among the most inventive and seizingly original of all clarinetists.
Edge, one of the most inventive guitarists in rock history, comes off as disinterested.U2 Generously Gives Us a Lousy Album, Sucks at the Corporate Teat|Hampton Stevens|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I thought the movie was inventive and funny and interesting and dark sometimes.Al Pacino Does What He Wants to Do: 'The Humbling,' Scorsese, and That 'Scarface' Remake|Alex Suskind|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I guess Fay must have inherited his inventive genius from you.Phaeton Rogers|Rossiter Johnson
He applied this geometrical and inventive genius to dioptrics, which, when treated of by him, became a new art.Letters on England|Voltaire
But as time went on the works improved, and Whitney applied his inventive genius to many important improvements.Historic Inventions|Rupert S. Holland
Of all liars and false accusers, a sick conscience is the most inventive and indefatigable.Elsie Venner|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
He was a genial and delightful lecturer, and his inventive genius was continually finding something new.Consolations in Travel|Humphrey Davy
early 15c., "skilled in invention," from Old French inventif (15c.), from Latin invent-, past participle stem of invenire (see invention). Related: Inventively; inventiveness.