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Definition of circuitous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    circuitous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//sərˈkyuət̮əs//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1(of a route or journey) long and not direct synonym roundabout
  2. 2 He took us on a circuitous route to the hotel. The journey was circuitous and slow.
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