Examples from the Web for expressive
The instrumental view of culture has it wrong, she argues, and should be replaced with what she calls an “expressive view.”
Robin Williams, as I knew him, was warm, gentle, expressive, nurturing, and brilliant.Mara Wilson Remembers Robin Williams: We're All His Goddamn Kids|Mara Wilson|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With me, finding out how expressive people could be in music really saved me.
Bitcoin serves a purpose that is at once expressive and purposeful.
"It's kind of all our memories coming together in something that's expressive," Kate Mulleavy said.Star Wars Makes a Runway Cameo at Rodarte’s Fall/Winter 2014 Collection at New York Fashion Week|Erin Cunningham|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just then Carl caught an expressive look shot at him by Dick.Motor Matt's Hard Luck|Stanley R. Matthews
Once on this point, the connoisseur will pronounce in favour of the expressive Adagio.The Violoncello and Its History|Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
They were immediately taken in charge by the obsequious Bahrim, who, by expressive signs, invited them to follow him.In Search of El Dorado|Harry Collingwood
They have all the same cheerful faces, expressive of courage and gaiety.War|Pierre Loti
Scores of quotations from prominent Federalists expressive of the same views might be adduced.The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
British Dictionary definitions for expressive
Word Origin and History for expressive
c.1400, "tending to press out," from French expressif, from expres "clear, plain," from stem of Latin exprimere (see express (v.)). Meaning "full of expression" is from 1680s. Related: Expressively; expressiveness.