Definition of sinuous in English:

sinuous

Line breaks: sinu|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnjʊəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

sinuously

adverb
More example sentences
  • Some of the girls moved sinuously and gracefully, others, clearly bored, kicked their clothes in the air and caught them nonchalantly as they snapped gum.
  • Potted miniature palms and gilded accents adorned the sinuously curving handrails, just beckoning for a slide down.
  • At one side, a concrete wall curves sinuously away, like the torso of a sleeping woman.

sinuousness

noun
More example sentences
  • Nearly overnight, the Middle East became synonymous with visions of the gauze-draped, kohl-eyed, veiled sinuousness of the ‘belly’ dance.
  • In this manner the figure loses its proportions and acquires a sinuousness and flexibility suited to the space in which it finds refuge after the various mirrorings.

Origin

late 16th century: from French sinueux or Latin sinuosus, from sinus 'a bend'.

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