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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who is on the run trying to avoid capture.

Usage examples (39)
  • The passionate pursuer has all the earmarks of a fugitive.
  • It is not for me to put my finger on the sore; but, alack! we all know that young maidens are what I call fugitive essences.
  • She spent the rest of the war a fugitive from the Nazis.
  • ADAMS: The word fugitive did not come to my mind right then. for more
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