Meaning of EFFUSIVE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ i-ˈfyü-siv, e-, -ziv ]


Date: 1662

1. : marked by the expression of great or excessive emotion or enthusiasm

effusive praise

2. archaic : pouring freely

3. : characterized or formed by a nonexplosive outpouring of lava

effusive rocks

• ef·fu·sive·ly adverb

• ef·fu·sive·ness noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.