|1.||[ noun ] someone who flees from an uncongenial situation|
"fugitives from the seatshops"
|Related terms:||person run|
|2.||[ adjective ] lasting for a markedly brief time|
|Synonyms:||momentary fleeting momentaneous|
"a fleeting glance" "fugitive hours" "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass" "a momentary glimpse"
|3.||[ noun ] (law,criminal law) someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice|
|Related terms:||criminal escapee absconder|