Definition of DEVIOUS

Adjective : DEVIOUS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers" ;

  • 2. (

    ) characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive; "a devious character"; "shifty eyes" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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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