Recurrent sociological interpretations emphasize the communicative value of crying.
Experiments showed that chimps, the animal closest to humans, were hopeless at reading what Hare calls ‘communicative intention’.
The woman's eyes, which had been respectfully studying her face, brightened with a relief which made her communicative.
My interest in the scene stirred up his, and made him communicative.
You're such a chatty, entertaining, communicative cuss on first acquaintance, too.
When he found that I was a countryman, he became frank and communicative.
She has a parrot with her, and they are both very excitable and communicative.
She was never prone to be communicative regarding Lady Throckmorton.
I entered into discourse with him, and found him very good-natured and communicative.
Lyster did not understand it, and could not succeed in making either of them communicative.
late 14c., "that communicates," from French communicatif, from Latin communicat-, past participle stem of communicare "impart, inform" (see communication). Meaning "talkative" is recorded from 1650s.