Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Circumlocutory; tedious.
  • Winding; devious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Circumlocutory; circuitous.

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  • adjective Roundabout; vague.
  • adjective Indefinite.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective roundabout and unnecessarily wordy

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  • JM is drawing up plans for a very compact ambagious garden.

    January 30, 2011