Definition of reflective adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//rɪˈflektɪv//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈflektɪv//
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  1. 1(formal) thinking deeply about things synonym thoughtful a quiet and reflective man There was a reflective, rather sad side to her character.
  2. 2reflective surfaces send back light or heat reflective car number plates On dark nights children should wear reflective clothing.
  3. 3reflective of something typical of a particular situation or thing; showing the state or nature of something His abilities are not reflective of the team as a whole. Everything you do or say is reflective of your personality.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reflective