Simple Definition of expansive
: talking a lot
: covering or including many things : very broad or wide
: covering a large space or area
Full Definition of expansive
1 : having a capacity or a tendency to expand
2 : causing or tending to cause expansion
3 a : characterized by high spirits, generosity, or readiness to talk : open <grew expansive after dinner> b : marked by or indicative of exaggerated euphoria and delusions of self-importance <an expansive patient>
5 : characterized by richness, abundance, or magnificence <expansive living> <expansive taste>
Examples of expansive in a sentence
He was unusually expansive at the press conference.
She was in an expansive mood.
The law was expansive in its scope.
a more expansive treatment of the topic
the hotel's expansive dining room
The house has expansive views of the valley.
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