Roundabout synonyms

round'ə-bout'
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The definition of indirect is a person or thing that is not straight, or not direct and honest.
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Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.
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Of or for an excursion
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Of a long and winding route.
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The definition of devious is someone or something that is not straightforward or deviates from the usual course of action.
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Having to do with the conditions in the immediate environment, esp. conditions outdoors
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Having two or more possible meanings
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Defining one word in terms of another that is itself defined in terms of the first word.
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That curves or curve.
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Mazelike, having long corridors and passageways that seemingly have no exit.
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Expressed in more words than are necessary.
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Having a rotating part or parts
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(Geology, botany) Of or characteristic of serpentine rocks or the plants that grow there.
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Full of twists, turns, curves, or windings; winding; crooked
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That winds, turns, coils, spirals, etc.
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Tending to use, using, or expressed in more words than are necessary to convey meaning.
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Having the form of a zigzag
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One of the fissures (sulci) separating the convolutions of the brain, or, by analogy, in the mind.
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The quality or state of being circuitous; devious procedure; indirection
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(Uncountable) The state of being circular.
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(Often humorous) A roundabout route or process
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A roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more words than necessary to express an idea.
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An indirect action or process.
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The use of a longer expression instead of a shorter one with a similar meaning, for example "I am going to" instead of "I will".
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In the line of descent; not collateral.
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The definition of straightforward is honest, direct and to the point.
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The definition of honest is someone or something that is truthful, trustworthy or genuine.
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Not altered, embellished, or modified:
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The definition of oblique is slanted or tilted direction. It also refers to something that is misleading or not straight to the point.
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(Of speech) Evasive, avoiding difficult questions or key points.
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Of, relating to, or using tautology
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Characterized by repetition and excessive wordiness
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Characterized by repetition and excessive wordiness
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A continuously revolving device for item delivery
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A ride in a carnival or circus, or park, that usually has seats fashioned like horses or other animals
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A whirl or busy round, as of work or pleasure
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A whirling motion or course
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A circular one-way road at a junction of thoroughfares, facilitating an uninterrupted flow of traffic.
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A traffic circle.
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