Synonyms of 'imitative'
1 copyingDictionary, mimicking, derivative
Babies of this age are highly imitative.
2 copiedDictionary, put-on, mimicking
This may lead to excitement and to imitative behaviour.
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If you say that something is derivative, you are criticizing it because it is not new or original but has been developed from something else.
their dull, derivative debut album
Thesaurus for imitative from the Collins English Thesaurus
People and animals who are imitative copy others' behaviour.