Meaning of “circuitous” in the English Dictionary

"circuitous" in British English

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circuitousadjective

uk /sɜːˈkjuː.ɪ.təs/ us /sɝːˈkjuː.ə.t̬əs/ formal

(Definition of “circuitous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"circuitous" in American English

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circuitousadjective

us /sərˈkju·ɪ·t̬əs/

not straight or direct; roundabout:

We took a circuitous route home.
circuitously
adverb us /sərˈkju·ɪ·t̬əs·li/

The train tracks wound circuitously through the canyons.

(Definition of “circuitous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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