Meaning of elusive

e•lu•sive

Pronunciation: (i-l'siv), [key]
— adj.
  1. eluding clear perception or complete mental grasp; hard to express or define: an elusive concept.
  2. cleverly or skillfully evasive:too elusive to catch. a fish
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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