Definition of topical :
1. Of or pertaining to a place; limited; logical application; as, a topical remedy; a topical claim or privilege.
2. Pertaining to, or consisting of, a topic or topics; according to topics.
3. Resembling a topic, or general maxim; hence, not demonstrative, but merely probable, as an argument.
meaningful (part of speech: adjective)
topical (part of speech: adjective)
new (part of speech: adjective)
- These 'parabases, ' so characteristic of the Aristophanic comedy, are conceived in the brightest and wittiest vein, and abound in topical allusions and personal hits that must have constituted them perhaps the most telling part of the whole performance. - "The Eleven Comedies", Aristophanes et al.
- It is not surprising, therefore, that an endless series of variations of the story has been evolved, each decked out with topical allusions and distinctive embellishments. - "The Evolution of the Dragon", G. Elliot Smith.
- The question remains, the topical point of view and the artistic point of view both being necessary, how shall a man contrive in the present crowding of the world to read with both? - "The Lost Art of Reading", Gerald Stanley Lee.