Definition of CIRCUITOUS

Adjective : CIRCUITOUS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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" ;

  • 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" ;


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