a work of fiction in which the delineation of the central character’s personality is more important than the plot.
a person who testifies as to the moral character and reputation of a litigant in a court of law or other legal proceeding.
the aggregate of features and traits that form the individual nature of some person or thing. one such feature or trait; characteristic. moral or ethical quality: a man of fine, honorable character. qualities of honesty, courage, or the like; integrity: It takes character to face up to a bully. reputation: a stain on one’s character. […]
highly expressive of character: a characterful face. having remarkable character: a characterful prose style.
the use of characters or symbols for the expression of meaning. characters or symbols collectively. noun (archaic) (pl) -teries the use of symbols to express thoughts the group of symbols so used