Definition: Showing a skill at writing meaningful text messages.
Sample usage: “Some people just blurt emoji, but her use of punctuation and timing is so textpressive!”
Popularity: Its usage likely will be scuttled by the very medium it embraces. Although it applies to texting, it will never fly there because it will be auto-corrected to “expressive.”
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