Definition Of devious
(of a route or journey) longer and less direct than the most straightforward way.
they arrived at the town by a devious route
showing a skillful use of underhanded tactics to achieve goals.
he's as devious as a politician needs to be
Example Of devious
And they've been trying to shake off their reputation for sneakiness, deviousness , and just plain disgustingness, hoping for a new image in the 21st century.
But the two films were in fact the best directed of the competition, and the most deviously plotted.
Cunning and devious , his story is not only poignant; it also makes for great entertainment!
For bridge, all you need is a playing partner, a pair of opponents, a set of cards - and a capacity for wicked, devious cunning.
In his later career as an American Indian agent he earned a reputation for deviousness and dishonesty.