fictitious character

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Noun1.fictitious character - an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)fictitious character - an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); "she is the main character in the novel"
imaginary being, imaginary creature - a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction
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So ingenious is conjecture that a personal resemblance has been discovered between the fictitious character and the deceased relative!
I mean he's a fictitious character. He's a fabulous animal.
I mean to be a man with a fictitious character that he has to keep up at the expense not merely of personal talents: To be a new kind of hypocrite hiding a talent in a new kind of napkin.
It was a scene to dwell on with so much wonder that not a grain of pity occurred to her; it was a flame blazing suddenly in the dark; by its light Katharine perceived far too vividly for her comfort the mediocrity, indeed the entirely fictitious character of her own feelings so far as they pretended to correspond with Mary's feelings.
It will contain, like the Tale, a short but real narrative; it will seek, like the Parable, to convey a hidden meaning, and that not so much by the use of language, as by the skilful introduction of fictitious characters; and yet unlike to either Tale or Parable, it will ever keep in view, as its high prerogative, and inseparable attribute, the great purpose of instruction, and will necessarily seek to inculcate some moral maxim, social duty, or political truth.
The introduction of the animals or fictitious characters should be marked with an unexceptionable care and attention to their natural attributes, and to the qualities attributed to them by universal popular consent.
Perry, who will be last seen on the silver screen as Scott Lancer, a fictitious character in 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood', passed away at the age of 52 on March 4 after suffering a massive stroke.
Neuman, a freckle-faced fictitious character that was the mascot of satirical MAD Magazine, who gained national prominence when he was offered as a write-in candidate for president in 1956.
Arron Villaflor is Joven Hernando, who plays with verve and naivete a fictitious character who, in both 'Luna' and 'Goyo,' is an observer and chronicler.
The book tells of the life and death of a fictitious character called Al-Mustafa, the chosen and beloved prophet, as he ends a 12-year sojourn in Orphalese.
So convincing were these diatribes and the veracity of his attacks, some media outlets failed to recognise that Jonathan Pie was a fictitious character, believing him to be a real-life, professional "British lefty reporter."
"The 'lion' is hungry," he said in reference to his nickname comparing himself to the fictitious character that ages in reverse.