Definitions for deviousˈdi vi əs
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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"
characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive
"a devious character"; "shifty eyes"
devious, circuitous, roundabout(adj)
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"
Deviating; not straightforward or honest, not frank; not standard.
out of a straight line; winding; varying from directness; as, a devious path or way
going out of the right or common course; going astray; erring; wandering; as, a devious step
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