detouring[ dee-too r, dih-too r ]SEE DEFINITION OF detouring
Synonyms for detouring
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DETOURING
It was a long way around to the tanker Vern was on, hopping from deck to deck, detouring around open stretches.
Detouring around the living room, Penny went to the kitchen to prepare herself a belated breakfast.
As the banks of the river were giving way to marshes, he had to wade through mud and water, detouring the boggy sections.
Thus the detouring added greatly to the distance the map had vouched for.
1738, from French détour, from Old French destor "side road, byway; evasion, excuse," from destorner "turn aside," from des- "aside" + tourner "to turn" (see turn (v.)).