(used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action;
"an imaginative use of material"
"the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"
"an ingenious device"
"had an inventive turn of mind"
- She has a highly inventive mind.
- Scots are an adventurous and inventive people.
- Witches, who are inventive and innovative, create better and better brooms.
He had been too inventive; he had to draw the line..between what was real..and unreal.出自： G. Greene