Synonyms of fugitive
momentaryDictionary • Love is as fugitive and insubstantial as smoke, yet we all pursue it.
momentary • a momentary lapse of concentration
short • We had a short meeting.
passing • people who dismissed mobile phones as a passing fad
brief • This time their visit is brief.
temporary • a temporary loss of memory
fleeting • They caught only a fleeting glimpse of the driver.
short-lived • Any hope that the speech would end the war was short-lived.
transient • the transient nature of high fashion
ephemeral • These paintings are a reminder that earthly pleasures are ephemeral.
transitory • Most teenage romances are transitory.
evanescent (formal) • the evanescent effects of light and weather on the landscape
flying • I paid a flying visit to the capital.
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briefSomething that is brief lasts for only a short time.
• This time their visit is brief.
deserterA deserter is someone who leaves their job in the armed forces without permission.
• He was a deserter from the army.
ephemeralIf you describe something as ephemeral, you mean that it lasts only for a very short time.
• These paintings are a reminder that earthly pleasures are ephemeral.
Thesaurus for fugitive from the Collins English Thesaurus