But he has since embraced his true nature—weird, provocative, expressive—with confidence.
Immigrants can claim the virtues of their different languages—colorful, expressive, carrying a long history of rich culture.
“I run out of [the suite],” Diallo said in basic but expressive English.
c.1400, "tending to press out," from French expressif, from expres "clear, plain," from stem of Latin exprimere (see express (v.)). Meaning "full of expression" is from 1680s. Related: Expressively; expressiveness.