adj not straightforward or upright; unfair; dishonest; tending to mislead or deceive.
2. indirect ·adj not reaching the end aimed at by the most plain and direct method; as, an indirect proof, demonstration, ·etc.
3. indirect ·adj not direct; not straight or rectilinear; deviating from a direct line or course; circuitous; as, an indirect road.
4. indirect ·adj not resulting directly from an act or cause, but more or less remotely connected with or growing out of it; as, indirect results, damages, or claims.
5. indirect ·adj not tending to an aim, purpose, or result by the plainest course, or by obvious means, but obliquely or consequentially; by remote means; as, an indirect accusation, attack, answer, or proposal.