Definition of commentative in English:


Line breaks: com|men|ta¦tive
Pronunciation: /kəˈmɛntətɪv


  • Expressing or containing comments or judgements: headlines are sometimes commentative rather than factual
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    • It contains a monograph on Richardson, a critical essay on Jane Austen, and a number of less formal but even more interesting commentative papers upon various English and foreign writers.
    • Harvey's poster at his desk is at eye-level when he sits at his laptop to whack out his rigorously researched, deeply commentative pieces.
    • Speaking of sharp wit, this is Randy at his commentative best.

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