1 [attrib 作定语] of or for invention 发明的; 创造的
*using one's inventive powers 发挥自己的发明创造才能.
2 (approv 褒) having or showing the ability to invent things and think originally 善于发明创造的; 具有创造性思考能力的
*an inventive mind 有发明创造力的头脑
* an inventive design 独创性的设计.
able to think of new, different, or interesting ideas
= creative one of the most talented and inventive drummers in modern music>inventivelyadv>inventivenessn[U]