简明英汉词典

devious
[5di:vjEs]
adj.
偏僻的, 迂回的, 曲折的

美国传统词典[双解]

devious
de.vi.ous
AHD:[d?“v?-…s]
D.J.[6di8vi8*s]
K.K.[6divi*s]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Not straightforward; shifty:
不直接的;不值得信任的:
a devious character.
不直接的个性

(2)

Departing from the correct or accepted way; erring:
犯错误的,步入歧途的:违反正确或可接受的方式;走入岐途的:
achieved success by devious means.
通过不正当的方式获取成功

(3)

Deviating from the straight or direct course; roundabout:
离开正道的:偏离笔直的路线;迂回的:
a devious route.
曲折的航线

(4)

Away from a main road or course; distant or removed.
远离大路的,偏僻的:离开大道或主路的;远离的或偏僻的

语源

(1)

From Latin d?s [out-of-the-way]
源自 拉丁语 d?s [不挡道]

(2)

d?- [de-]
d?- [前缀,表“远离”]

(3)

via [road] * see wegh-
via [公路] *参见 wegh-

继承用法

deviously
adv.(副词)

deviousness
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

devious
[5di:vIEs]
adj.

(1)

不直的
a devious route
曲折的道路

(2)

不正直的;狡猾的
His devious nature was shown in half-lies and small dishonesties.
他不正直的天性表现在小谎话及细小的不诚实行为中。
Susan is a devious person and we can't depend on her.
"苏姗是个狡猾的人,我们不能依赖她。"

现代英汉综合大辞典

devious
[5di:vjEs]
adj.

(1)

偏僻的, 遥远的; 绕道的

(2)

不正直的; 有偏差的, 弯曲的; 迂回的

(3)

误入歧途的; 狡滑的
get rich by devious ways
不以正道致富
Let's take the devious route home to avoid the crowds in the main roads.
为了避免大街上的拥挤, 我们还是绕道回家去吧。

继承用法

deviously
adv.

deviousness
n.

美国传统词典

devious
de.vi.ous
AHD:[d?“v?-…s]
D.J.[6di8vi8*s]
K.K.[6divi*s]
adj.

(1)

Not straightforward; shifty:
a devious character.

(2)

Departing from the correct or accepted way; erring:
achieved success by devious means.

(3)

Deviating from the straight or direct course; roundabout:
a devious route.

(4)

Away from a main road or course; distant or removed.

语源

(1)

From Latin d?s [out-of-the-way]

(2)

d?- [de-]

(3)

via [road] * see wegh-

继承用法

deviously
adv.

deviousness
n.

英汉化学大词典

devious
adj.弯曲的,远隔的,不正当的

英汉计算机大词典

devious
adj.弯曲的(远隔的,不正当的)

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