Definition of innovatory in US English:



  • See innovate

    • ‘Luther's unprecedented reconstruction of church imaging was innovatory in proposing the form that altarpieces should take.’
    • ‘The factors that led to the innovatory creation of works of this sort in the 1910s could be described in many ways.’
    • ‘The equation was simple: he had recently turned 31, had a young family and new job to consider and an innovatory and forward-looking national coach was about to take over the Scotland reins.’
    • ‘That is why he deliberately left so few personal records behind; that explains the innovatory brilliance of his greatest plays.’
    • ‘Another ruse is to couch the patent application in obscure terms making it difficult for the regulatory bodies to judge the innovatory aspect.’