Definition of 'appreciative'
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The sight of the Belgian centre back warming up in the tenth minute had brought appreciative applause. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It always ended in a large round of appreciative applause. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)To be playing lots of gigs to appreciative crowds and for the album to do well. The Sun (2010)We are all very appreciative of his support so far. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He should find an appreciative new audience. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only two seemed appreciative of my efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The performance drew prolonged applause from the appreciative crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Be an appreciative audience for their efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My wife got home and looked appalled rather than appreciative of my efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He received a big hand from the appreciative crowd when he returned. The Sun (2012)It was just an appreciative comment! Times, Sunday Times (2015)Certainly the worldwide audience was appreciative. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But she's very appreciative of effort. The Sun (2014)Yet he did, with an appreciative crowd cheering him on. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The noble art of self-defence in all its aesthetic glory will always draw polite applause from appreciative audiences. The Sun (2006)Now he treats standing up on stage and saying exactly what he wants to an appreciative British audience with a secular awe. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Beautifully filmed, it is a sensitive portrait of a considerable ego blossoming under the attention from appreciative crowds of his fellow countrymen. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I smiled, made appreciative comments and asked if his wife would like to join us. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The farmers weren't too appreciative of our efforts, but we got the job done. The Sun (2009)Instead of using your comedy skills just to entertain friends, look out for a contest that will put you in front of an appreciative audience. The Sun (2006)His appreciative audience applauded and, of course, he winked. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was the sort of goal that drew a cheer when it went in, then an appreciative murmur when it was replayed on the big screen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The stands were full and the crowd appreciative when Australia did things well, but clear in their allegiance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Not only does this enable you to accomplish what you must - those who've taken you for granted will suddenly be far more appreciative of your efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'appreciative'
British English: appreciative ADJECTIVE
An appreciative reaction or comment shows the enjoyment that you are getting from something.
There is a murmur of appreciative laughter.
Definition of appreciative from the Collins English Dictionary
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