evasive[ ih-vey-siv ]SEE DEFINITION OF evasive
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EVASIVE
Even Aunt Clara noticed it, and had to be put off with evasive reasons.
Mrs. Barnes' answer was evasive and Georgie noticed the evasion.
The soldier made some evasive response to this raillery and then became silent.
I tried to approach him concerning it, but he was evasive, and put me off, laughingly.
For days his eyes had been furtive and evasive, but now at last they were steady.
He did not resent her questioning; and it did not occur to him to give her an evasive reply.
“I hardly know the person myself,” was the smiling and evasive reply.
"One that knows the law well," said Tom, with all the evasive shrewdness of his class.
I returned an evasive answer, and left him the picture of ghastly despair.
Ashton looked at his watch, frowning over the evasive reply.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EVASIVE
- faking one out
- not straightforward
- playing games
- playing politics
- put on