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 Dictionary entry overview: What does allusive mean? 

ALLUSIVE (adjective)
  The adjective ALLUSIVE has 1 sense:

1. characterized by indirect references

  Familiarity information: ALLUSIVE used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ALLUSIVE (adjective)

Sense 1allusive [BACK TO TOP]


Characterized by indirect references

Context example:

allusive speech is characterized by allusions


indirect (extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action)

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