V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: curved or moving in a curved way

Synonyms: winding, coiling, crooked, curved, serpentine, twisting, curvy

Antonyms: straight, unbent

Tips: Sinuous is derived from the Latin sinus, which means "curve, bend." Sinuous describes things that are bent and curved and is a sophisticated way to describe the body of a curvy, feminine woman, circular motions, or winding roads.

Usage Examples:

She hated driving the sinuous roads that led up to the mountains. (winding)

Even though she took a few lessons, she couldn't seem to mimic the sinuous moves of the belly dancers. (twisting, circular)

She loved walking down the sinuous cobblestone paths that surrounded the cottage. (winding, twisting)

The man loved his wife's sinuous, feminine body. (curvy)

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