Definition of 'evocative'
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There is something particularly evocative about them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Who remembers now the evocative names of the old exchanges? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of the names are equally evocative. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Plus one of the most evocative names in our industrial history. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Beat that as an evocative name for a rugby club. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their names are as evocative as the sound of birdsong on a summer's breeze. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For those with the patience to search, this will prove a wonderfully evocative and various show. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I think it a wonderfully evocative collection of historical artefacts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The music is wonderfully evocative, taking listeners to sunlit vistas way beyond the confines of a single room. The Sun (2010)Her instinctive relationship with the natural world was coupled with an elegant, evocative and wonderfully descriptive writing style. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The result is an outstandingly evocative portrait of a key moment in our recent history, and a treasure trove of anecdotes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)After all, it's an evocative name in modern history. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The dust jacket of the book shows a wonderfully evocative photograph (see right). The Times Literary Supplement (2014)An utterly gorgeous album, it paints an evocative portrait of a Scottish coastal village. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The lowering clouds, the sudden downpours, the richly evocative hiss of tarpaulin across closely trimmed lawn? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The snippets of dialogue, picked up from hours and hours of conversations with relatives, are wonderfully evocative. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A wonderfully evocative celebration of the richness and complexity of painting as it is happening at the moment in studios all over Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In doing so, he has produced one of the most evocative portraits of the American immigrant experience in recent memory. Times, Sunday Times (2010)IT is perhaps the world's most evocative place name, conjuring up hazy images of a fabled land at the ends of the earth. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'evocative'
British English: evocative ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as evocative, you mean that it produces pleasant emotions and responses in people.
As well as being beautifully written, it is wonderfully evocative of a long-lost era.
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