Meaning to present a problem in a smaller, more crude form. Searches spiked after Madonna answered to the question "What do you think of Lady Gaga's Born This Way?" with "It's... um.. reductive".
by treybrown10 January 26, 2012
It's referred to someone who tries to be just like you but that person fails at their attempts.
I bought a beautiful pair of black mate shoes last week and showed them to Max... I saw him with a exact pair this morning, he's so reductive to me.
by Mary Jane Hollands April 08, 2016