Meaning of INDIRECT in English

adj. Function: adjective

1 deviating from a direct line or straightforward course FF1C; made indirect inquiries about the new neighbor FF1E;

Synonyms: circuitous, circular, collateral, oblique, roundabout

Related Words: circumlocutory, crooked, devious; meandering, serpentine, sinuous, tortuous, twisting, winding; errant, vagrant, wandering

Antonyms: direct; forthright, straightforward


Synonyms: UNDERHAND , devious, duplicitous, guileful, shifty, sneaking, sneaky, underhanded

Antonyms: straight

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