3 dicționare găsite pentru circuitous
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Circuitous \Cir*cu"i*tous\, a. [LL. circuitosus.] Going round in a circuit; roundabout; indirect; as, a circuitous road; a circuitous manner of accomplishing an end. -- Cir*cu"i*tous*ly, adv. -- Cir*cu"i*tous*ness, n. Syn: Tortuous; winding; sinuous; serpentine. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
circuitous adj 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" [syn: 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" [syn: devious, roundabout]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
80 Moby Thesaurus words for "circuitous": O-shaped, aberrant, aberrative, ambagious, anfractuous, backhand, backhanded, circular, circumlocutional, circumlocutory, collateral, convolutional, deflectional, departing, desultory, deviant, deviating, deviative, deviatory, devious, digressive, discursive, divagational, divergent, errant, erratic, excursive, flexuose, flexuous, helical, indirect, involute, involuted, involutional, labyrinthine, left-handed, mazy, meandering, meandrous, oblique, orbital, out-of-the-way, periphrastic, planetary, rambling, rivose, rivulose, rotary, round, roundabout, roving, ruffled, serpentine, shifting, side, sidelong, sinister, sinistral, sinuate, sinuose, sinuous, snaky, spiral, stray, swerving, torsional, tortile, tortuous, turning, twisting, twisty, undirected, vagrant, veering, wandering, whorled, winding, wreathlike, wreathy, zigzag
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