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Fugitive meaning

fugitive - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. someone who flees from an uncongenial situation; " fugitives from the sweatshops"
  2. 2. One who flees from pursuit, danger, restraint, service, duty, etc.; a deserter; as, a fugitive from justice.
  3. 3. Something hard to be caught or detained.
  4. 4. Not fixed; not durable; liable to disappear or fall away; volatile; uncertain; evanescent; liable to fade; - applied to material and immaterial things; as, fugitive colors; a fugitive idea.
  5. 5. Fleeing; fleeting; transitory.
  6. 6. One who flees or has fied.

fugitive - examples of usage

  1. He was a fugitive on a strange world. - "Long Ago, Far Away", William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster.
  2. I had not fired, and my attention was attracted for an instant by Toby, who, to my great satisfaction, I saw spring to his feet and make chase after the fugitive. - "Adventures in Australia", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. I was taking aim at the fugitive, when another person appeared, driving before him the remainder of the horses. - "Adventures in Australia", W.H.G. Kingston.
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