- Characterized by many curves or turns; winding: a sinuous stream. (adjective)
- Characterized by supple and lithe movements: the sinuous grace of a dancer. (adjective)
- Not direct; devious. (adjective)
- Sinuate: a sinuous leaf. (adjective)
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