Definitions of Circumventive

  1. Tending to circumvent; deceiving by artifices; deluding. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Deceiving by artifices. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Deluding; deceiving by artifice. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Circumventive

  1. Some time ago I was honored by a call from one of these circumventive Treasurers," but happened to be conveniently busy at the time, and so made an appointment with him to meet me at my office the next day. – Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs by Henry H. Harper