See also: Impression Impressionism Impressionable Impressionistic Impressions Impressionists Improve Impromptu Imprudent Impressive Imprimatur Impropriety Impressed Improbable Impressment Imprint Improvise Impractical Improvement Improper Improvisation
impression (of somebody) an amusing copy of the way a person acts or speaks He did his impression of Homer Simpson. an appearance that may be false Clever lighting creates an impression of space in a room. a mark that is left when an object is pressed hard into a surface The dentist made an impression of his teeth.
first impression. The initial, introductory evaluation upon meeting a person, encountering something, or experiencing a situation for the first time.
Here are some examples of bad impressions that you can avoid to prevent a faux pas (and potential failure): 1. You're Late for a Very Important Date . It is always bad form to be late for a set appointment. A job interview, client meeting, or doctor's appointment is scheduled at a certain time for a reason.
Impression(noun) impressiveness; emphasis of delivery. Impression(noun) the pressure of the type on the paper, or the result of such pressure, as regards its appearance; as, a heavy impression; a clear, or a poor, impression; also, a single copy as the result of printing, or the whole edition printed at a given time.