In recent years, the business model set up by the reclusive billionaire Eddie Lampert may be making things more difficult.
Talking with Coneys and Halsted dramatically revised my view of Lennon as a reclusive and contrary man.
The Pecks forged a close bond with the reclusive author after a trip to her home in Monroeville, Ala., and her visit to the set.
Swatters are typically men younger than 30 who are reclusive and spend most of their time on the Internet.
Bolivia: Although there are several big cats native to Bolivia, none is bigger (or more threatening) than the reclusive jaguar.
But Sobel delves deeper into the reclusive man behind the genius who refused to proclaim his theory for fear of being ridiculed.
The reclusive—and controversial—filmmaker vowed to never speak publicly after his ‘Nazi’ scandal at Cannes.
Peter Jukes on the reclusive man who now has been accused of choking his wife in public.
It opens with Hannah and her reclusive boyfriend Adam having sex, in a scene so disturbing that it felt close to abuse.
Perhaps I thought so reclusive a man as he even then appeared would never come at all.
c.1200, "person shut up from the world for purposes of religious meditation," from Old French reclus (fem. recluse) "hermit, recluse," also "confinement, prison; convent, monastery," noun use of reclus (adj.) "shut up," from Late Latin reclusus, past participle of recludere "to shut up, enclose" (but in classical Latin "to throw open"), from Latin re-, intensive prefix, + claudere "to shut" (see close (v.)).