a. winding; twisting; curving in alternate directions; having the shape or form of a snake
The car swerved at every curve in the serpentine road.
Sentence in Classic:
George Dorset, glittering in serpentine spangles, drew Percy Gryce in her wake to a confidential nook beneath the gallery.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
We have taken such a very serpentine course, and the wood itself must be half a mile long in a straight line, for we have never seen the end of it yet since we left the first great path.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
It was a quarter past six when we left Baker Street, and it still wanted ten minutes to the hour when we found ourselves in Serpentine Avenue.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context