Definition of 'circuitous'
Example sentences containing 'circuitous'
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For a player regularly accused of taking the circuitous route rather too often on the pitch, he is compulsively candid off it.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He was still taking this circuitous route to the top of the leaderboard on the 16th with another poor tee shot well to the right.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
My brother dropping it off, after a circuitous route, in a wooded area.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It became, by a circuitous route, a bestseller.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It has been a circuitous route from England to his office at the WRU.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Buses are also a good bet, but take circuitous routes, so might be hard to get your head around when you first arrive.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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