- 1showing or able to show your thoughts and feelings She has wonderfully expressive eyes. the expressive power of his music compare expressionless
- 2[not before noun] expressive of something (formal) showing something; existing as an expression of something Every word and gesture is expressive of the artist's sincerity.
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adverb He raised his eyebrows expressively.
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noun [uncountable] the poetic expressiveness of the sonata