from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Music. The notation indicating to play in an expressive manner. Expressively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. With expression.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, expressive: noting a passage to be rendered with ardent expression.
Borrowed from Italian espressivo (Wiktionary)