- Serving as a prelude or introduction; preliminary.More example sentences
- It was the brilliant flow of ideas exhibited by a mind in the inflamed state of activity which is often prelusive of actual delirium.
- Hence it follows that Shaftesbury's work is entirely prelusive to Schiller's.
- The prelusive drumroll lasted for more than 11 months.
early 17th century: from Latin praelus- 'played beforehand' (from the verb praeludere) + -ive.