|part of speech:
||serving to allow one to avoid, escape, or fail to perform something.
She became suspicious when he gave evasive answers to her questions.The soldiers were taught evasive driving maneuvers in case of ambush.
- candid, direct, round, straight, straightforward
- similar words:
||calculating, deceitful, deceptive, fugitive, insincere, noncommittal, shifty, tricky
||evasively (adv.), evasiveness (n.)