devious definition

  • adjective:
    • perhaps not straightforward; shifty: a devious character.
    • Departing from correct or acknowledged way; erring: attained success by devious means.
    • Deviating from the straight or direct program; roundabout: a devious route.
    • Away from a principal road or program; remote or eliminated.
    • Deviating; not straightforward or honest, maybe not honest; perhaps not standard.
    • from a straight range; winding; differing from directness.
    • Going out of the right or common program; going astray; erring; wandering.
    • indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading
    • deviating from a straight training course
    • characterized by insincerity or deceit; elusive
    • maybe not straightforward; shifty: a devious character.
    • Departing through the correct or acknowledged means; erring: attained success by devious means.
    • Deviating through the right or direct program; roundabout: a devious route.
    • Away from a main road or course; distant or removed.
    • Deviating; not simple or truthful, perhaps not frank; not standard.
    • regarding a straight range; winding; differing from directness.
    • losing sight of the right or typical program; going astray; erring; wandering.
    • indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading
    • deviating from a straight training course
    • characterized by insincerity or deceit; elusive
  • others:
    • from the direct or typical method or track; circuitous; rambling: since, a devious training course.
    • Moving on or pursuing a winding or confused training course.
    • Erring; going astray from rectitude or perhaps the divine precepts.
    • Synonyms Circuitous, roundabout, tortuous, indirect, erratic, roving, rambling, straying. See irregular.
    • out from the direct or common way or track; circuitous; rambling: because, a devious training course.
    • progressing or seeking a winding or confused training course.
    • Erring; going astray from rectitude or perhaps the divine precepts.
    • Synonyms Circuitous, roundabout, tortuous, indirect, erratic, roving, rambling, straying. See irregular.

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