alphabet

Expressive

Pronunciation of Expressive
/ɛkspɹˈɛsɪv/, /ɛkspɹˈɛsɪv/, /ɛ_k_s_p_ɹ_ˈɛ_s_ɪ_v/

Antonyms for expressive:

inexpressive, uncommunicative, expressionless.

Synonyms for expressive:

Sense 1

secondhand, symbolic, emblematic, unambiguous, telling, descriptive, one-on-one, illocutionary, nonverbal, paralinguistic.

Sense 2

interactive, blank, significant, representational, mano a mano, one-to-one, pregnant, knowing, verbally, person-to-person, meaningful.

Sense 3

significantly, verbal.

Sense 4

closely.

Sense 6

meaning.

Sense 21

open.

Sense 31

close.

animated

vivid.

ardent

passionate.

illustrative

demonstrative.

rhetorical

oratorical.

vivid

graphic.

Other synonyms and related words:

interactive, one-on-one, communicatory, lyrical, paralinguistic, revelatory, pregnant, knowing, lively, descriptive, passionate, vivid, one-to-one, symbolic, graphic, open, telling, unambiguous, illocutionary, meaning, nonverbal, oratorical, meaningful, significant, emblematic, communicative, demonstrative, closely.

articulate (adjective)

intelligible, clear, fluent, well-spoken, smooth, eloquent, glib, direct, loquacious, succinct, articulate, lucid.

eloquent (adjective)

glib, telling.

emotional (adjective)

lyrical.

expressive (adjective)

graphic, passionate, articulate, significant, meaningful, lively, eloquent, pregnant, indicative, artistic, demonstrative, suggestive, vivid, revelatory, representative.

graphic (adjective)

descriptive.

indicative (adjective)

emblematic, symbolic, suggestive, symptomatic, denotative, representative, indicative.

musical (adjective)

lyrical.

stylish (adjective)

clever, adroit, artistic, stylish, graceful, talented, capable, artful, deft, skillful, adept, eloquent.

Sense 1 (noun)

one-on-one, nonverbal, illocutionary, paralinguistic, one-to-one, interactive, person-to-person, verbal.

Sense 2 (noun)

meaning, significant, unambiguous, meaningful, representational, symbolic.

eloquent (noun)

lively, passionate, pregnant, vivid, demonstrative, meaningful, telling, significant, descriptive.

expressive (noun)

communicative, articulate, significant, meaningful, vivid, telling, lively, demonstrative, suggestive, indicative, eloquent.

Usage examples for expressive:

Word of the day

tattling

babbling, blabbermouthed, blabby, communicative, communicatory, garrulous, leaky, talebearing, talkative, babbling.

more