|Indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading.|
Used devious means to achieve success.
Gave oblique answers to direct questions.
Oblique political maneuvers.
|Characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive.|
A devious character.
|Deviating from a straight course.|
A scenic but devious route.
A long and circuitous journey by train and boat.
A roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic.