Rocket teamed up with the Incredible Hulk to overthrow Judson Jakes, a devious mole.
They did not strike her as calculating or devious; maybe a bit hapless.
Many of those who voted for President Clinton, Bork averred, did so because they were rooked by devious liberal lies.
1590s, "out of the way," from Latin devius "out of the way, remote, off the main road," from de via (see deviate). Originally in the Latin literal sense; figurative sense of "deceitful" is first recorded 1630s. Related: Deviously; deviousness. Figurative senses of the Latin word were "retired, sequestered, wandering in the byways, foolish, inconsistent."