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circuitous meaning

EN[sɜːˈkjuːɪtəs]
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circuitous
  • AdjectiveCOMmore circuitousSUPmost circuitousSUF-tous
    1. Not direct or to the point.
      1. Of a long and winding route.
        1. I corralled the judge, and we started off across the fields, in no very mild state of fear of that gentleman's wife, whose vigilance was seldom relaxed. And thus we came by a circuitous route to Mohair, the judge occupied by his own guilty thoughts, and I by others not less disturbing.

    Meaning of circuitous for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "circuitous" is an adjective.
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