Fugitive definitions

fyo͝o'jĭ-tĭv
The definition of a fugitive is a person who is on the run or who has escaped from something such as the law or danger and is in hiding.

An example of a fugitive is a fugitive from justice, who is hiding from arrest or persecution.

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Wandering or tending to wander; vagabond.
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Running away or fleeing, as from the law.
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Of or relating to fugitives.
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Lasting only a short time; fleeting.
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Difficult to comprehend or retain; elusive.

Fugitive solutions to the problem.

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Given to change or disappearance; perishable.

Fugitive beauty; fugitive tint.

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Of temporary interest.
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A person who flees, especially from a legal process, persecution, or danger.
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Something fleeting or ephemeral.
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Fleeing, apt to flee, or having fled, as from danger, justice, etc.
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Having to do with matters of temporary interest.

Fugitive essays.

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Roaming; shifting.
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Passing quickly away; fleeting; evanescent.
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A person who flees or has fled from danger, justice, etc.
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A fleeting or elusive thing.
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A person who is fleeing or escaping from something.
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Fleeing or running away.
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Elusive or difficult to retain.
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Origin of fugitive

Middle English fugitif from Old French from Latin fugitīvus from fugitus past participle of fugere to flee