Definitions for expositoryɪkˈspɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•pos•i•to•ryɪkˈspɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)

also ex•pos′i•tive

  1. serving to expound, set forth, or explain:

    expository writing.

    Category: Rhetoric

Origin of expository:

1590–1600; < ML

Princeton's WordNet

  1. expository, expositive(adj)

    serving to expound or set forth

    "clean expository writing"


  1. expository(Adjective)

    Serving to explain, explicate, or elucidate; expositive; of or relating to exposition.

    Practicing expository writing will teach you to explain complex concepts clearly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expository(adj)

    pertaining to, or containing, exposition; serving to explain; explanatory; illustrative; exegetical

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