What does expressive mean?

Definitions for expressive
ɪkˈsprɛs ɪvex·pres·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expressive(adj)

    characterized by expression

    "a very expressive face"

Wiktionary

  1. expressive(Adjective)

    Effectively conveying thought or feeling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expressive(adj)

    serving to express, utter, or represent; indicative; communicative; -- followed by of; as, words expressive of his gratitude

  2. Expressive(adj)

    full of expression; vividly representing the meaning or feeling meant to be conveyed; significant; emphatic; as, expressive looks or words

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. expressif.]

How to pronounce expressive?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say expressive in sign language?

  1. expressive

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expressive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expressive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of expressive in a Sentence

  1. Bernadette Tasy:

    The important thing is that Dr. Thatcher wo n’t be able to interfere with our expressive activities again.

  2. Kartika Jahja:

    Whether it's sexual violence or being sexually expressive, I think the norms here sort of punish women for doing that.

  3. Kartika Jahja:

    We face different risks here when speaking out about anything sexual, whether it's sexual violence or being sexually expressive, I think the norms here sort of punish women for doing that.

  4. RAMANA PEMMARAJU:

    I have never found a painter more beautiful than his paintings nor a writer who was more expressive than his works. While one got his hands dirty, other made the paper dirty to create masterpieces!

  5. Brad Anderson:

    Marmaduke is very expressive and very active, and he's always doing something funny or ridiculous or crazy, he's always jumping over the couch, chasing after a cat. In the car, he wants to take over and drive.

Images & Illustrations of expressive

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