Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: detour  'dee,tûr
  1. A roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)
    - roundabout way
Verb: detour  'dee,tûr
  1. Travel via a detour

Derived forms: detours, detouring, detoured

Type of: deviate, divert, road, route

Encyclopedia: Detour, Maryland