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English definition of “expressive”

expressive

adjective     /ɪkˈspres.ɪv/
C2 showing what someone thinks or feels: an expressive face expressive handsTalkative and eloquent be expressive of sth formal showing a particular feeling: The final movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is expressive of joy.Talkative and eloquent expressively     /-li/ adverb She danced the part of Giselle very expressively.Ways of talking expressiveness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Ways of talking
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