Elusive synonyms

ĭ-lo͝o'sĭv, -zĭv
Category:
Part of speech:
The definition of evasive is someone or something that is tricky or hard to catch.
3
2
Tending to pass away or fade from sight like mist or smoke; ephemeral
2
1
Elusive or difficult to retain
2
1
Of a surface, having low friction, often due to being covered in a non-viscous liquid, and therefore hard to grip, hard to stand on without falling, etc.
2
2
Not ponderable; without sensible or appreciable weight; incapable of being weighed.
2
2
Requiring great skill or care
1
1
The definition of intangible is something with no physical presence that can't be touched, or is something that is vague and difficult to understand or value in concrete terms.
1
1
Open to two or more interpretations and often intended to conceal the truth.
1
1
Passing swiftly; not lasting
1
1
Mischievous in a playful way; roguish
1
1
Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence.
1
1
Hard, not easy, requiring much effort.
1
1
The definition of obscure is hard to see in the low light or hard to understand.
1
1
The definition of cunning is something done with ingenuity or clever deception.
1
1
Resembling an eel: long, thin and slippery
0
2
Short-lived; transitory
0
2
Foxlike; crafty; wily; sly
0
2
Difficult to perceive or grasp by the mind.
0
2
Beguiling but harmful; alluring:
0
2
Having a slippery or smooth quality:
0
2
(Mycology, biology) slimy to the touch.
0
2
Of, relating to, or being a religious mystery:
0
2
Full of wiles; cunning.
0
2
evasive, mysterious
0
2
0
2
Tempting, alluring, welcoming, etc.
0
2
evasive, mysterious
0
2
(Rail transport, of points and crossovers) diverging in the direction of travel.
0
2
evasive, mysterious
0
2
Characterized by or exhibiting evasion
0
2
Having or full of knots
0
2
Wary; careful:
0
3
Soapy or soaplike
0
3
Having the nature of a problem; hard to solve or deal with
0
3
Find another word for elusive. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for elusive, like: evasive, evanescent, fugitive, slippery, imponderable, tricky, baffling, intangible, equivocal, fleeting and sly.