Evasive - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈveɪsɪv|  American pronunciation of the word evasive
Brit.  |ɪˈveɪsɪv|  British pronunciation of the word evasive

adjective

- deliberately vague or ambiguous

his answers were brief, constrained and evasive
an evasive statement

- avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire

pilots are taught to take evasive action

Examples

She gave an evasive answer.

They took evasive action to avoid capture.

Paul's being a bit evasive about this job.

his answers were brief, constrained and evasive

pilots are taught to take evasive action

Both pilots took evasive action and a collision was avoided.

Her cousin was not her equal in guile and evasive craft.

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