AskDefine | Define evasive

Dictionary Definition

evasive adj
1 deliberately vague or ambiguous; "his answers were brief, constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"
2 avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire; "pilots are taught to take evasive action"
3 skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline [syn: elusive]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Adjective

  1. Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.
  2. Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action.

Translations

Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself
Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action

Italian

Adjective

evasive
  1. Feminine plural form of evasivo

Extensive Definition

Evasion is the act of avoiding something.
It may refer to:
evasive in German: Evasion

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