Definitions for evasiveɪˈveɪ sɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•va•siveɪˈveɪ sɪv(adj.)

  1. tending or seeking to evade; characterized by evasion.

Origin of evasive:

1715–25

e•va′sive•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. evasive(adj)

    deliberately vague or ambiguous

    "his answers were brief, constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"

  2. evasive(adj)

    avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire

    "pilots are taught to take evasive action"

Wiktionary

  1. evasive(Adjective)

    Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.

  2. evasive(Adjective)

    Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evasive(adj)

    tending to evade, or marked by evasion; elusive; shuffling; avoiding by artifice


Translations for evasive

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

evasive(adjective)

having the purpose of evading.

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