Definition of circuitously in US English:



  • See circuitous

    • ‘The domestic turkey was re-introduced into North America from Britain, taken there circuitously by the colonists of New England and Virginia.’
    • ‘He made his way into property development circuitously, via Harvard University and Columbia Law School.’
    • ‘By spring 1916, the Germans recognized that their mission was hopeless, and made their way circuitously homewards.’
    • ‘Dylan made his entrance on January 24, his route going circuitously by way of Denver and Chicago.’
    • ‘Our scrambles in the Alps eventually, albeit circuitously, lead us southward to Italy.’