Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Fleeing; escaping or escaped; evanescent; momentary.

Part of speech: noun

One who or that which flees; a runaway; deserter; anything evanescent.

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Usage examples "fugitive":

  1. But they're generally rather fugitive, aren'tthey? - "The Cardinal's Snuff-Box", Henry Harland.
  2. Was it another Austrian who had by some miracle discovered the whereabouts of the fugitive? - "The Mad King", Edgar Rice Burroughs.
  3. We hear of several such fugitive bodies from our pickets for the first few miles. - "With Rimington", L. March Phillipps.