Learner's definition of DESCRIPTIVE
[more descriptive; most descriptive]
giving information about how something or someone looks, sounds, etc.
using words to describe what something or someone is like
She gave a descriptive account of the journey.
a talent for descriptive writing
a poem full of descriptive detail
The black cat was given the descriptive name “Midnight.”
— often + of
providing facts about how a language is actually used rather than rules that tell people how it should be used
[more descriptively; most descriptively]