Definition of appreciative
: having or showing appreciation an appreciative audience was appreciative of his good luck
Examples of appreciative in a Sentence
his latest novel has received a number of appreciative reviews
very appreciative after we helped him change his flat tire
Recent Examples of appreciative from the Web
The NAMD has been a longtime advocate of Medicaid reform, the statement says, and are appreciative of portions in the bill that would give directors more of a voice in the way the program is run.
Though tourists will naturally be thrilled at the prospect of bringing back an authentic jar of pesto home, so will locals from Liguria living abroad, who have reportedly been particularly appreciative of the new scheme.
Guillen’s pithy guitar solos elicited appreciative cheers, but the band’s real strength lies in its superior original songs.
The normally prickly Scandrick is focused, happy and appreciative about his place on the team.
Something else that sent up a jaunty spray on our way back: a humpback whale, maybe a mere 40 feet from the shore, rolling most of his big body above the surface several times to appreciative oohs and ahhs.
The Dehmoubeds are drawing lots of appreciative looks and gaining some customers, thanks to their new product, the Lotus Trolley Bag.
After the rule change was announced, Zaire seemed to be appreciative.
Even more appreciative for the experiences is Dietrich.
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Definition of appreciative for Students
: having or showing gratitude an appreciative smile
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