• (RP) IPA: /dɪˈmɒnstɹətɪv/
  • (America) IPA: /dɪˈmɑnstɹətɪv/, /dəˈmɑnstɹətɪv/


  1. that serves to demonstrate, show or prove
    • an argument necessary and demonstrative
  2. given to open displays of emotion
    • demonstrative eloquence
  3. (grammar) that specifies the thing or person referred to
Translations Translations
  • Russian: нагля́дный
Translations Noun

demonstrative (plural demonstratives)

  1. (grammar) A demonstrative word
    1. A demonstrative adjective.
    2. A demonstrative pronoun.

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