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circuitous meaning and definition

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CIRCUITOUS adjective

Definition of circuitous (adjective)

  1. marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct
    • "the explanation was circuitous and puzzling"; "a roundabout paragraph"; "hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend"
    • synonyms: roundabout
  2. deviating from a straight course
    • "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"
    • synonyms: devious, roundabout
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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