Adjective "Devious" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Devious


    Definition:

    1. departing from the most direct way; circuitous; indirect: a devious course.

    2. without definite course; vagrant: a devious current.

    3. departing from the proper or accepted way; roundabout: a devious procedure.

    4. not straightforward; shifty or crooked: a devious scheme to acquire wealth.

    Examples:

    "people can be devious with people."

    "people can be devious."

    "ways can be devious."

    "minds can be devious."

    "tactics can be devious."

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