Definitions for anfractuousænˈfræk tʃu əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•frac•tu•ousænˈfræk tʃu əs(adj.)

  1. characterized by windings and turnings:

    an anfractuous path.

Origin of anfractuous:

1615–25; < LL anfrāctuōsus circuitous =anfractūs a bend +-ōsus-ose1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anfractuous(adj)

    full of twists and turns

    "anfractuous cliffs"


  1. anfractuous(Adjective)

    sinuous, twisty, winding.

  2. anfractuous(Adjective)

    craggy, rugged, coarse, rough, uneven.

  3. Origin: anfractuosus, from anfractus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anfractuous(adj)

    winding; full of windings and turnings; sinuous; tortuous; as, the anfractuous spires of a born


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