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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Winding, curving, twisting.

Usage examples (35)
  • They took a leisurely ride in their canoe down the sinuous river.
  • Or how about neon that followed the contours of natural objects, such as trees or rocks, in sinuous organic shapes, as part of the Queen's garden?
  • Now I don't really favor making them "sinuous" either... no neural spines sticking out all anorexic-like.
  • The pain was swift and intense, and spread with a redheat kind of sinuous threading that would pitch into a severely painful tightening of the entire uterus. for more
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