Definition of “evasive” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective uk us /ɪˈveɪsɪv/

trying to avoid talking about something:

He was very evasive about his past.
an evasive answer
take evasive action

to do something to avoid an accident or bad situation

evasively adverb
evasiveness noun [ U ]

(Definition of “evasive” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)