Associations to the word «Fugitive»


FUGITIVE, noun. A person who is fleeing or escaping from something, especially prosecution.
FUGITIVE, adjective. Fleeing or running away
FUGITIVE, adjective. Transient, fleeting or ephemeral
FUGITIVE, adjective. Elusive or difficult to retain
FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, noun. (legal) A person who is convicted or accused of a crime that flees from law enforcement and runs across state lines to evade arrest.

Dictionary definition

FUGITIVE, noun. Someone who flees from an uncongenial situation; "fugitives from the sweatshops".
FUGITIVE, noun. Someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice.
FUGITIVE, adjective. Lasting for a markedly brief time; "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse".

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