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Wordnet 3.0


1. curved or curving in and out;
- Example: "wiggly lines"
[syn: sinuate, sinuous, wiggly]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sinuous \Sin"u*ous\, a. [L. sinuosus, fr. sinus a bent surface, a curve: cf. F. sinueux. See Sinus.] Bending in and out; of a serpentine or undulating form; winding; crooked. -- Sin"u*ous*ly, adv. [1913 Webster] Streaking the ground with sinuous trace. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Gardens bright with sinuous rills. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sinuous adj 1: curved or curving in and out; "wiggly lines" [syn: sinuate, sinuous, wiggly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

60 Moby Thesaurus words for "sinuous": ambagious, anfractuous, bent, billowing, billowy, circuitous, circumlocutory, convoluted, convolutional, curvaceous, curvate, curvated, curve, curved, curvesome, curviform, curvilineal, curvilinear, curving, curvy, flexuose, flexuous, geosynclinal, incurvate, incurvated, incurved, incurving, involute, involuted, involutional, labyrinthine, mazy, meandering, meandrous, recurvate, recurvated, recurved, recurving, rivose, rivulose, roundabout, ruffled, serpentine, sinuate, sinuose, snake-shaped, snaky, torsional, tortile, tortuous, turning, twisted, twisting, twisty, undulant, wavy, whorled, winding, wreathlike, wreathy