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imaginary creature

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n imaginary creature a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction
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Usage

In literature:

The true Bohemian, a creature lost to view under the imaginary Bohemians of literature, is exactly described by such a principle of life.
"Lay Morals and Other Papers" by Robert Louis Stevenson
He began to be obsessed by the real woman as he had been by the imaginary creature.
"Là-bas" by J. K. Huysmans
Here was no one of the imaginary creatures that had risen before his mind during the stillness of the night.
"Macleod of Dare" by William Black
We are likewise naturally taught to distinguish properly the insignia of imaginary creatures.
"An Essay on the Lyric Poetry of the Ancients" by John Ogilvie
He treated her with the loving friendliness with which he had been used to treat the imaginary creature of his dreams.
"The Hero" by William Somerset Maugham
The true Bohemian, a creature lost to view under the imaginary Bohemians of literature, is exactly described by such a principle of life.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 16 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Living and dead, these imaginary creatures of his disordered brain were massed together in hopeless confusion.
"A Diplomatic Woman" by Huan Mee
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In news:

Ski and snowboard instructors may know the "snow snake" as an imaginary creature who rises up out of the snow and bites the edges of children's skis or snowboards, causing them to fall.
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