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
With a streamlined curvaceous design, inspired by a dolphin and evocative of a Lexus car, it’s being promised as a commercial product in the next few years.
With a streamlined curvaceous design, inspired by a dolphin and evocative of a Lexus car, it's being promised as a commercial product in the next few years.
Among the most evocative is a shot taken in front of the pyramids of Giza, featuring a smiling Bell sitting between Lawrence and a sunglasses-wearing Winston Churchill on camels.
Many of Lowell’s towers endure, beautiful and evocative, in our archives, a testament to that resilience.
Among the most distinctive of our native gulls, the laughing gull is well named; its rollicking call is as evocative of the summer beach season as the smell of Coppertone and salt air.
These rings tilt toward each other in pairs, at 45 degree angles, overlapping at their tops and bottoms in a manner evocative of a double helix.
The 60 new models that filled the halls of the 2015 New York International Auto Show were equal parts amazing, evocative, and thought-provoking.
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Definition of evocative for English Language Learners
: bringing thoughts, memories, or feelings into the mind
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