Definition of impressive
: making or tending to make a marked impression : having the power to excite attention, awe, or admiration <an impressive display of skill>
Examples of impressive in a sentence
He has an impressive vocabulary for a 10-year-old.
Her first performance was very impressive.
He has an impressive manner.
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IMPRESSIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impressive for English Language Learners
: deserving attention, admiration, or respect : making a good impression
IMPRESSIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of impressive for Students
: having the power to impress the mind or feelings especially in a positive way <an impressive speech>
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