adjective re·cluse [ri-kloos, rek-loos] /rɪˈklus, ˈrɛk lus/. Also re·clu·sive.
Words nearby recluse
Origin of recluse
OTHER WORDS FROM reclusenon·re·clu·sive, adjectiveun·re·cluse, adjectiveun·re·clu·sive, adjective
Examples from the Web for reclusive
It opens with Hannah and her reclusive boyfriend Adam having sex, in a scene so disturbing that it felt close to abuse.
The reclusive communist state confirmed his execution on Thursday.The Women Behind the Throne in North Korea's 'Empire of Horror'|The Telegraph|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Talking with Coneys and Halsted dramatically revised my view of Lennon as a reclusive and contrary man.
In fact, Salinger spent his last, reclusive decades in his Cornish, N.H. living room, screening Lost Horizon and other classics.
Sears Holdings is run by the reclusive hedge-fund billionaire Edward Lampert.
Perhaps I thought so reclusive a man as he even then appeared would never come at all.Old Familiar Faces|Theodore Watts-Dunton