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Synonyms for roundabout
ˌraʊnd əˈbaʊt, ˈraʊnd əˌbaʊt; ˈraʊnd əˌbaʊtround·about

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  1. roundaboutadjective

    Indirect, circuitous or circumlocutionary; that does not do something in a direct way.

    traffic circle

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundaboutnoun

    a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

    "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"

    lap, rotary, lot, roofy, set, dress circle, rotary converter, rophy, roach, round, carousel, circle, synchronous converter, whirligig, band, circuit, rope, forget me drug, traffic circle, merry-go-round, carrousel


  2. carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligigadjective

    a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement

    top, whirligig, luggage carrousel, carousel, spinning top, circle, carrousel, rotary, merry-go-round, luggage carousel, traffic circle, teetotum


  3. circuitous, roundaboutadjective

    marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct

    "the explanation was circuitous and puzzling"; "a roundabout paragraph"; "hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend"

    devious, circuitous


  4. devious, circuitous, roundaboutadjective

    deviating from a straight course

    "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"

    devious, oblique, shifty, circuitous


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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. roundaboutadjective

    indirect, tortuous, circuitous

  2. roundaboutadjective

    [Rare.] that looks on all sides, not narrow, not one-sided

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. roundaboutadjective

    circuitous, indirect, tortuous, encircling, ambient, circumambient, encompassing

  2. roundaboutadjective

    circumlocutory, circumlocutional, periphrastic

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  1. Jeff Wasserstrom:

    As in recent years, even the most roundabout references to the event get censors worked up and maybe even lead to arrests, while images of a man standing before a line of tanks are shown and described in various newspapers outside the mainland, on the Chinese internet even the word' today' may be treated as subversive content.

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  • rotonda, cavallets, carrusselCatalan, Valencian
  • nepřímý, kruhový objezdCzech
  • rundkørsel, omkørsel, karruselDanish
  • Umleitung, Karussell, KreisverkehrGerman
  • rondoplacoEsperanto
  • tiovivo, glorieta, rotonda, desvíoSpanish
  • فلکهPersian
  • karuselli, kiertoliittymä, liikenneympyrä, kiertotie, kierteleväFinnish
  • rond-point, tourniquet, giratoire, manègeFrench
  • timpeallán, timpeallán spraoi, compalIrish
  • krókóttur, króka-, óbeinn, beinn, umferðarhringur, vífilengjur, krókvegur, hringekja, hringtorg, krókaleiðIcelandic
  • rotonda, rotatoriaItalian
  • ラウンドアバウトJapanese
  • takawhawheMāori
  • рингишпил, кружен тек, вртелешка, заобиколување, обиколенMacedonian
  • bulatan, bundaranMalay
  • rundkjøringNorwegian
  • omleiding, draaimolen, rotonde, omwegDutch
  • rundkøyringNorwegian Nynorsk
  • rondo, karuzela, okrężnyPolish
  • круговой перекрёсток, кружный, окольный, непрямой, объезд, карусель, окружной, обходнойRussian
  • kružno raskršće, krugotok, kružni tokSerbo-Croatian
  • krožišče, vrtiljak, obvoz, rondoSlovene
  • indirekt, rondell, omständlig, karusell, tillkrånglad, omvägSwedish
  • karusälVolapük

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