- IPA: /ˈkærəktə/
- Hyphenation: char‧ac‧ter
- (countable); (singular) Someone's character is the combination of things that they do, feel, and believe that makes them a certain type of person.
- He's got a really funny character.
- He couldn't have done something so mean; it's completely out of character.
- (countable) A character is a person in a story, movie, play, etc.
- The actor played three different characters in the movie.
- I really want to like the main character in the book, but I find I can't.
- (uncountable) Character is the combination of facts and qualities that makes something different
- The new factory has certainly changed the character of the city.
- They believed the war would be local in character and brief in duration.
- It's a boring room, lacking in character.
- (countable) A character is one individual mark in a writing system, such as a letter, number, or punctuation mark.
- The text was written in a mixture of Chinese characters, Arabic numerals and Roman letters.
- (uncountable) Character is the combination of personal qualities, such as being honest and hard-working, that make you a good person.
- It has long been claimed that sports build character.
- She was a good judge of character, which made her a good manager.
- He is a man, of great character and great faith.