Friday, September 13, 2013
anfractuous adjective [an-FRAK-choo-uhs] characterized by windings and turnings; sinuous; circuitous: an anfractuous path.
Definitions for anfractuous
- characterized by windings and turnings; sinuous; circuitous: an anfractuous path.
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Citations for anfractuous
Down high anfractuous rocks flowed the odor of rotten eggs from nests deserted by the hawks.
At the foot of this anfractuous path which leads to the summit of Sam's Island lies the incredible Black Bay.
Origin of anfractuous
Anfractuous is a back formation of the word anfractuosity meaning "a winding bend."