expressive expressive  /ɪks ˈprɛ sɪv/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characterized by expression

Usage(s):

  1. And, most striking of all, their faces are uncannily expressive, showing a range of emotions that are eerily familiar.
  2. She gets more mature and thoughtful and expressive.
  3. NT: Simply put, I'm glad that manga as an expressive form is expanding.

News

  1. Springfield Township High School students take music to Woodmere Art Museum

    Sophomore Sean Ellis’ hands shook subtly. “I’m very nervous,” the baritone, from Springfield Township High School, admitted with a grin as his friends and fellow musicians laughed good-naturedly. However, Ellis’ confident, expressive performance of “Make Them Hear You” from the musical “Ragtime” at Springfield’s chamber recital masked any unease he felt and received hearty applause.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Springfield Sun

  2. 'The Voice' recap: Top 3 perform, one tipped as 'winner'

    It's down to just three in the final week of "The Voice": funny Oklahoma siblings the Swon Brothers and 16-year-old country cutie Danielle Bradbery, of Team Blake, and Team Usher's expressive, earnest Michelle Chamuel.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. A home of his own: DeaQuan has zest for life, needs calm encouragement

    With his wide smile and expressive brown eyes, 9-year-old DeaQuan will win your heart in an instant.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

Quotes

  1. "I really appreciate everything that goes into, like, any article of clothing. I think it's fantastic and I think it's so expressive in so many ways," Lohan told reporters.
    on Oct 4, 2009 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "For as many times as it's helped me, it's hurt me that many times also," Roddick said. "It's just part of my personality. I've always been pretty expressive and emotional on the court."
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Andy Roddick Source: Forbes

  3. "I think people related to him because he was so expressive, there was so much emotion," Albert said. "In his heyday, he really stood out. You knew who he was. Aside from the fact that he was such a good player, there was an identity, a style...
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Marv Albert Source: SI.com

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