from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or as if using parentheses
  • adj. That digresses; discursive or rambling

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the nature of a parenthesis; pertaining to, or expressed in, or as if in, a parenthesis
  • adj. Using or containing parentheses.
  • adj. Added within parentheses to amplify or explain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as parenthetical.

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

  • adj. qualifying or explaining; placed or as if placed in parentheses


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