Synonyms of 'emblematic'
1 symbolicDictionary, significant, figurative
Dogs are emblematic of faithfulness.
2 characteristicDictionary, representative, typical
This comment is emblematic of his no-nonsense approach to life.
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An allegorical story, poem, or painting uses allegory.
the allegorical novel 'The Master and Margarita'
If you use a word or expression in a figurative sense, you use it with a more abstract or imaginative meaning than its ordinary literal one.
both the literal and figurative sense
Thesaurus for emblematic from the Collins English Thesaurus
If something, such as an object in a picture , is emblematic of a particular quality or an idea , it symbolically represents the quality or idea.