1. rolled longitudinally upon itself

- a convolute petal

Similar word(s): coiled, convolute

2. highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious

- convoluted legal language

- convoluted reasoning

Similar word(s): complex, byzantine, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous

Sentences with convoluted as an adjective:

- He gave a convoluted explanation that amounted to little more than a weak excuse for his absence.