- The definition of allusive is a person or piece of work that makes reference to something else.
An example of something allusive would be a book that frequently refers to Emily Dickenson's writing.
allusive definition by Webster's New World
- containing an allusion
- using allusion; full of allusions
allusive definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Containing or characterized by indirect references: an allusive speech.
- al·luˈsive·ly adverb
- al·luˈsive·ness noun