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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·vi·ous a.
 1. Out of a straight line; winding; varying from directness; as, a devious path or way.
 2. Going out of the right or common course; going astray; erring; wandering; as, a devious step.
 Syn: -- Wandering; roving; rambling; vagrant.
 -- De*vi*ous*ly, adv. -- De*vi*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly [syn: obliqueness]
      2: the quality of being deceitful and underhanded [syn: crookedness]