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Roundabout

Round´a`bout`
a.1.Circuitous; going round; indirect; as, roundabout speech.
We have taken a terrible roundabout road.
- Burke.
2.Encircling; enveloping; comprehensive.
n.1.A large horizontal wheel or frame, commonly with wooden horses, etc., on which children ride; a merry-go-round; a carousel.
2.A dance performed in a circle.
3.A short, close jacket worn by boys, sailors, etc.
4.A state or scene of constant change, or of recurring labor and vicissitude.
5.a traffic circle.
Noun1.roundabout - a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
2.roundabout - large mechanical apparatus with seats for children to ride on
Adj.1.roundabout - 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"
Synonyms: circuitous
2.roundabout - 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"
Synonyms: circuitous, devious
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