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Definition of Fugitive

Fugitive

  1. Fleeing from pursuit, danger, restraint, etc., escaping, from service, duty etc.; as, a fugitive solder; a fugitive slave; a fugitive debtor.
  2. Not fixed; not durable; liable to disappear or fall away; volatile; uncertain; evanescent; liable to fade; -- applied to material and immaterial things; as, fugitive colors; a fugitive idea.
  3. One who flees from pursuit, danger, restraint, service, duty, etc.; a deserter; as, a fugitive from justice.
  4. Something hard to be caught or detained.

Fugitive Quotations

My hacking was all about becoming the best at circumventing security. So when I was a fugitive, I worked systems administrator jobs to make money. I wasn't stealing money or using other people's credit cards. I was doing a 9-to-5 job.
Kevin Mitnick

A decent beard has long been the number one must-have fashion item for any fugitive from justice.
Craig Brown

Fugitive slaves were rare then, and as a fugitive slave lecturer, I had the advantage of being the first one out.
Frederick Douglass

Tommy Lee Jones is hilarious. I would say, if you look at the body of his work, the character he is most like is the one in 'The Fugitive.' That's how he talks and jokes. That is the type of energy he has.
Will Smith

The ideal beauty is a fugitive which is never found.
Joan Rivers
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Fugitive Translations

fugitive in Latin is profugus
fugitive in Norwegian is flyktning, flyktig, flyktende
fugitive in Spanish is fugitivo
fugitive in Swedish is flykting
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