Devious is a synonym of wandering.
As adjectives the difference between devious and wandering
is that devious
is deviating; not straightforward or honest, not frank; not standard while wandering
is which wanders; travelling from place to place.
As a noun wandering is
travelling with no preset route; roaming.
As a verb wandering is
Deviating; not straightforward or honest, not frank; not standard.
* 1839 , Frederick Marryat, The Phantom Ship
- Keeping close in to the shore, they discovered, after two hours run, a fresh stream which burst in a cascade from the mountains, and swept its devious course through the jungle, until it poured its tribute into the waters of the Strait.
Which wanders; travelling from place to place.
(medicine, of an organ) Abnormally capable of moving in certain directions.
- a wandering''' kidney; a '''wandering liver
(terms derived from wandering)
* wandering abscess
* wandering albatross
* wandering cell
* wandering dune
* wandering Jew
* wandering kidney
* wandering liver
* wandering mouse
* wandering pacemaker
* wandering sequence
* wandering set
* wandering spider
* wandering tattler
Travelling with no preset route; roaming.
Irregular turning of the eyes.
Straying from a desired path.
(chiefly, in the plural) Disordered speech or delirium.