Definitions for allusiveəˈlu sɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

al•lu•siveəˈlu sɪv(adj.)

  1. containing or given to allusions.

Origin of allusive:

1595–1605

al•lu′sive•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. allusive(adj)

    characterized by indirect references

    "allusive speech is characterized by allusions"

Wiktionary

  1. allusive(Adjective)

    Containing or making use of indirect references or hints.

    His speech was allusive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Allusive(adj)

    figurative; symbolical

  2. Allusive(adj)

    having reference to something not fully expressed; containing an allusion

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