Due to the river's sinuous route and occasional downed branches, it took Heather and her mother longer than they anticipated.
An example of sinuous used as an adjective is a sinuous highway that is curvy and runs along the coastline.
- bending, winding, or curving in and out; wavy; serpentine
- not straightforward; devious; crooked
- sinuate (adjective)
Origin of sinuousClassical Latin sinuosus from sinus, a bend
- Characterized by many curves or turns; winding: a sinuous stream.
- Characterized by supple and lithe movements: the sinuous grace of a dancer.
- Sinuate: a sinuous leaf.
Origin of sinuousFrom Latin sinuōsus from sinus curve