Definition of evocative
: evoking or tending to evoke an especially emotional response settings … so evocative that they bring tears to the eyes — Eric Malpass
Examples of evocative in a Sentence
He wrote a powerful and evocative biography.
the Italian-American restaurant is decorated in a manner evocative of the charming outdoor cafés in Italy
Recent Examples of evocative from the Web
The Spare Time Grill is one of the most evocative retro restaurant buildings in Greater Cincinnati.
But beyond the tides, many species in water and on land also make use of the moon’s evocative glow.
But if Williams’ feistiness on the court is most evocative of the tennis world’s most renowned tantrum thrower, that’s where the comparison ends.
The result is a kind of cozy modernism: clean, simple planes composed with evocative, handmade, and rustic materials.
Constructed in front of the stone ruins of the Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City, that caveman-evocative set provides a suitably primitive stomping ground for the monstrous Caliban.
Much of that had to do with Prodigy's evocative rhymes, which made good on his stage name, recapping teenage tales of crimes and punishments that were almost too grim to believe.
Castillo pays tribute to his heyday but doesn’t shy away from calling out his failings as a husband and father in this evocative and energetic book of poems that frequently captures the code-switching language of a dynamic multicultural space. 3.
The Last Night's lovely animated 2D cyberpunk vistas was evocative of Flashback (launch exclusive).
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EVOCATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of evocative for English Language Learners
: bringing thoughts, memories, or feelings into the mind
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