circuitous definition

  • adjective:
    • becoming or using a roundabout, lengthy course: took a circuitous approach to avoid the accident web site.
    • perhaps not direct or to the point.
    • Of a lengthy and winding route.
    • Going round in a circuit; roundabout; indirect.
    • marked by obliqueness or indirection in message or conduct
    • deviating from a straight training course
    • becoming or using a roundabout, long course: took a circuitous path to avoid the accident website.
    • Not direct or even the purpose.
    • Of a long and winding course.
    • Going round in a circuit; roundabout; indirect.
    • marked by obliqueness or indirection in message or conduct
    • deviating from a straight course
  • others:
    • Going round in a circuit; not direct; roundabout: as, a circuitous road or course; “circuitous means,”
    • Going round in a circuit; perhaps not direct; roundabout: since, a circuitous road or program; “circuitous means,”

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