What is character?

  • (noun): A person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities).
    Example: "A real character"; "a strange character"
    Synonyms: eccentric, type, case
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on character, characters:

X (The X-Files)
... X, is a fictional character on the American science fiction television series The X-Files ... The character serves as a replacement for Deep Throat, who had been killed off in the first season finale, "The Erlenmeyer Flask" ... second season episode "The Host", although the character would not appear on-screen until "Sleepless", two episodes later ...
Judge Dredd - Publication History
... brought in his former writing partner, John Wagner, to develop characters ... Harry-style "tough cop" stories for other titles, and suggested a character who took that concept to its logical extreme, imagining an ultra-violent law-enforcement officer patrolling a future ... The task of visualising the character was given to Carlos Ezquerra, a Spanish artist who had worked for Mills before on Battle Picture Weekly ...
Ollie - Fictional Characters
... Ollie, on the television show Kukla, Fran and Ollie Ollie Williams, a minor character on Family Guy Ollie, a minor character on Nick Jr's The Wonder Pets Ollie Fliptrik, the main character in an ...
Character - Personality
... Character structure, a person's traits Moral character, an evaluation of a particular individual's durable moral qualities ...

More definitions of "character":

  • (noun): The inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions.
    Example: "Education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer
    Synonyms: fiber, fibre
  • (noun): Good repute.
    Example: "He is a man of character"
  • (noun): A formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability.
    Example: "Requests for character references are all to often answered evasively"
    Synonyms: reference, character reference
  • (noun): A characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something.
    Example: "The radical character of our demands"
    Synonyms: quality, lineament
  • (verb): Engrave or inscribe characters on.

Famous quotes containing the word character:

    They aroused me to a determination to understand more fully the position of women, and the character of those men who talk so much of the need of our being “protected”Mremoving from us, meanwhile, what are often the very weapons of our defence [sic], occupations, and proper and encouraging remuneration.
    Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)

    ... the condition of women affords, in all countries, the best criterion by which to judge the character of men.
    Frances Wright (1795–1852)

    Gentleness and delicacy of character are everywhere apparent in his verse. The simplest and humblest words come readily to his lips.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)