of or like a serpent or snake:serpentine coils winding and twisting like a snake:serpentine country lanes complex, cunning, or treacherous:his charm was too subtle and serpentine for me
1a dark green mineral consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate, sometimes mottled or spotted like a snake’s skin. 2a thing in the shape of a winding curve or line, in particular. a riding exercise consisting of a series of half-circles made alternately to right and left. 3 historical a kind of cannon, used especially in the 15th and 16th centuries.
verb [no object]
move or lie in a winding path or line:fresh tire tracks serpentined back toward the hopper