Definition of expansively adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪkˈspænsɪvli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈspænsɪvli//
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  1. 1in a way that covers a large amount of space He waved his arms expansively.
  2. 2in a way that covers a large subject area Looking at art helps me to think more expansively.
  3. 3in a very friendly way Jordan smiled expansively and said, ‘Welcome back!’