circuitously

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

circuitous +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

circuitously (comparative more circuitously, superlative most circuitously)

  1. In a circuitous manner; following a circuitous route.
    • 1898, H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds, London: William Heinemann, page 244:
      I encountered a couple of hungry-looking dogs, but both hurried circuitously away from the advances I made them.