Circuitous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |sərˈkjuːɪtəs|  American pronunciation of the word circuitous
Brit.  |səːˈkjuːɪtəs|  British pronunciation of the word circuitous

adjective

- marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct(syn: roundabout)

the explanation was circuitous and puzzling

- deviating from a straight course(syn: devious, roundabout)

a long and circuitous journey by train and boat

Examples

Their logic seems a bit circuitous.

...we took a circuitous route to the airport so as to avoid the massive traffic jam on the highway...

the explanation was circuitous and puzzling

a long and circuitous journey by train and boat

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