Definition of evocative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪˈvɒkətɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈvɑːkətɪv//
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making you think of or remember a strong image or feeling, in a pleasant way evocative smells/sounds/music evocative of something Her new book is wonderfully evocative of village life. Word Originmid 17th cent.: from Latin evocativus, from evocat- ‘called forth’, from the verb evocare, from e- (variant of ex-) ‘out of, from’ + vocare ‘to call’.
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