1. elusive

adjective. ['ɪˈluːsɪv'] skillful at eluding capture.


  • ease

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Rhymes with Elusive

  • nonexclusive
  • inconclusive
  • unobtrusive
  • exclusive
  • conclusive
  • reclusive
  • obtrusive
  • intrusive
  • inclusive
  • conducive
  • collusive
  • abusive
  • illusive
  • allusive

How do you pronounce elusive?

Pronounce elusive as ɪˈlusɪv.

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How do you spell elusive? Is it ellusive ?

A common misspelling of elusive is ellusive

Sentences with elusive

1. Adjective
Microscopes can allow people to catch a glimpse of this elusive world.

Quotes about elusive

1. The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
- John Buchan

2. The elusive nature of love... it can be such a fleeting thing. You see it there and it's just fluttering and it's gone.
- Mick Jagger

3. Mary Lincoln provided Elizabeth Keckley with opportunities for social and economic advancement she probably had never imagined during her years as a slave, while Elizabeth offered Mary the loyal, steadfast friendship she craved but had always found so elusive.
- Jennifer Chiaverini

2. elusive

adjective. ['ɪˈluːsɪv'] difficult to describe.


  • manageable

3. elusive

adjective. ['ɪˈluːsɪv'] making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe.


  • problematical
  • tough
  • hard
  • problematic
  • baffling
  • knotty


  • effortless
  • undemanding
  • tractable
  • compliant

4. elusive

adjective. ['ɪˈluːsɪv'] difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze.


  • subtle


  • obedient
  • unquestionable