Learner's definition of CREATIVE
1 [more creative; most creative] : having or showing an ability to make new things or think of new ideas
He was more creative [=imaginative] than the other students.
She's a very creative person.
She has one of the most creative minds in the business.
a burst of creative energy [=energy that you use to make or think of new things]
They've come up with some creative new ways to make money.
a creative solution to a difficult problem
2 always used before a noun : using the ability to make or think of new things : involving the process by which new ideas, stories, etc., are created
He teaches creative writing at the university.
the first step in the creative process
the show's creative director/team
3 always used before a noun, usually disapproving : done in an unusual and often dishonest way
— creativelyadverb,[more creatively; most creatively]