an easily recognized character type in fiction who may not be fully delineated but is useful in carrying out some narrative purpose of the author.
a literary character whose personality can be defined by one or two traits and does not change in the course of the story
- Flat chest
flat chest n. A chest in which the anteroposterior diameter is less than the average.
- Flat-coated retriever
[flat-koh-tid] /ˈflætˌkoʊ tɪd/ noun 1. one of an English breed of large sporting dogs having a flat, dense, shiny black or liver-colored coat, small ears, and long jaws, used for retrieving game from both water and land. noun 1. a medium-sized variety of retriever having a dense flat black or liver-coloured coat with feathered legs […]
- Flat condyloma
flat condyloma n. A secondary syphilitic eruption of flat-topped papules, usually found wherever contiguous folds of skin produce heat and moisture and especially about the anus and genitals. Also called condyloma latum.
- Flat dog
noun 1. (Austral) another name for crocodile