Synonym of roundabout

Alternative for roundabout

Adjective

Not saying what is meant clearly and directly
indirect circuitous circumlocutory meandering oblique discursive evasive periphrastic devious digressive implied tortuous ambagious circumlocutionary long-winded ambiguous collateral deviating non-linear obliquitous taking the long way rambling pleonastic diffuse wordy verbose prolix wandering windy garrulous maundering lengthy logorrheic inexplicit backhanded implicit tautological desultory convoluted excursive digressionary digressional leaping vague loose circular tedious roaming long logorrhoeic turgid palaverous redundant allusive elliptical repetitive repetitious anfractuous circumlocutional circumlocuitous circumlocutious travelling traveling nomadic tautologous waffling obscure long-drawn-out protracted overlong gassy diffusive profuse copious random drawn-out exuberant lavish dull chatty flatulent bombastic voluble rhetorical gabby inflated loquacious waffly musing broad erratic spreading roving free conversational informal pompous flowery orotund prolonged magniloquent pretentious grandiloquent fustian oratorical talkative high-flown high-sounding highfalutin aureate overblown talky ostentatious gaseous tumid declamatory overwrought euphuistic lofty sonorous swollen blathering florid expansive rhetoric purple grandiose tiresome boring interminable histrionic overripe wearisome mouthy big-talking windbag ornate hifalutin magnific effusive sesquipedalian overdone full of verbiage superfluous iterative empty boastful gossipy prosy reiterating padded unending verbal endless laborious ponderous strained laboured spun out dragged out Miltonian epic Homeric hyperventilated flamboyant extravagant euphistic haughty labored tall-talking flashy showy epideictic Ciceronian hyperbolic Demosthenic arty-farty Demosthenean silver-tongued embellished fluent eloquent contrived glib exaggerated theatrical vocal grand stilted articulate tumescent imposing ranting prattling prating jabbering babbling gushing blustering affected yakking multiloquent big-mouthed multiloquous gobby wittering rhapsodic loudmouthed balderdash repeating involved yacking stuffed shirt full of air full of hot air having kissed the Blarney stone with the gift of the gab

Adjective

Characterized by incongruity in shape or form
crazy asymmetric asymmetrical contorted crooked askew distorted irregular twisted twisting uneven unsymmetrical aslant awry bending lopsided skewed slanted slanting tilted winding coiled coiling curled curling curved curving looping oblique slantwise spiral spiraling spiralling tipping windy atilt circling circuitous corkscrew curvy devious jagged meandering swirling zigzag zigzagging indirect pitched rambling serpentine sinuous tortuous wandering cock-a-hoop listing anfractuous snaky flexuous ambiguous mazy convoluted involved intricate meandrous deviating snaking twisty gyrating labyrinthine wriggly turning errant misleading confusing serpentiform twisting and turning meandry snakelike slinky topsy-turvy knurly incurving kinky angular tortile screwy crippled catawampus agee kinked excursive confounding straying remote out-of-the-way detouring erratic digressing obscure digressory diverting removed complicated full of twists and turns complex unstraightforward tricky deceptive overlong lengthy verbose cunning difficult involute difficult to follow perverse byzantine cockeyed off-kilter sloping bent tilting canted diagonal leaning squint skewwhiff inclined angled slant skew wonky undulating out of true at an angle sloped off-centre raked cant graded askance turned skew-whiff cock-eyed off-center to one side out of line curvilinear out of plumb warped misaligned thrawn squiffy bowed arched rounded hooked sweeping wavy loopy cater-cornered agley aslope not straight kitty-corner catty-cornered askant out of kilter off balance on one side on the bias bendy wry unequal one-sided inclining vermiculate unbalanced sinuate ogee bowing arching twining veering warping disproportionate wrenched twined lithe pitching strained diverging tipped buckled curvilineal deviative vagrant flowing on the skew wrong off-balance cambered sideways dipping shelving at an oblique angle topsy-turvey yaw ways off centre gnarled braided tangled wound knotty unevenly balanced unsteady disproportional inclinatory top-heavy nonsymmetrical overbalanced out of shape on an incline on a slope humped crescent vaulted arced off course arcuate falcate concave domed aquiline convex falciform curviform swirly arciform circular embowed curly curvaceous arrondi enbowed elliptical looped biflected sigmoid declinate S-shaped flexural wreathed incurved compass incurvate round circumflex

Adjective

Having a covert or obscure meaning
equivocal ambiguous obscure indefinite vague indeterminate nebulous uncertain cryptic doubtful enigmatic hazy indistinct misleading borderline foggy imprecise inexact inexplicit oblique puzzling unclear circuitous circumlocutory inconclusive periphrastic prevaricating suspicious arcane blurry contradictory dubious duplicitous elusive enigmatical equivocating fuliginous inscrutable muddled murky mysterious mystic occult opaque questionable confused confusing dark deep elliptic elliptical gnomic oracular paradoxical perplexing amphibological clouded Delphic disreputable fuzzy muzzy open shifty tenebrous unexplicit unintelligible clear as mud two-edged double-edged indirect slippery deceptive cagey cunning devious tricky shuffling deceitful dissembling sophistical intangible elusory casuistical stonewalling false evasive noncommittal casuistic non-committal abstruse incomprehensible unsettled debatable unfathomable impenetrable recondite undetermined ill-defined baffling unresolved undecided inexplicable unknown mystifying hidden bewildering esoteric ambivalent unsure secret in doubt up in the air arguable open to debate uncanny shadowy pending unconfirmed concealed sketchy blurred cabalistic veiled unknowable open to question dubitable unspecific loose mystical unexplainable woolly indecisive clear as dishwater yet to be decided undefined strange wooly iffy indistinguishable unaccountable open to argument unanswered unsolved sibylline irresolute hermetic riddling dim in limbo chancy muddy incomplete odd unexplained confounding insoluble sphinxlike difficult problematic ongoing speculative moot covert secretive profound cabbalistic in question non-specific clandestine apocryphal vacillating disingenuous hermetical double as clear as mud fraudulent rough to be decided in a state of uncertainty faint approximate general ironic cloudy obfuscatory fallacious backhanded illusory imperfect bleary broad abstract obfuscated peculiar beyond comprehension unestablished weak unpredictable indecipherable unascertained fathomless unfixed unconcluded blear unfinished undependable indiscernible Delphian coded dodgy unspecified incalculable open-ended hard to understand hesitant wavering little known in the balance up for grabs in a state of limbo hinky polysemous polysemic polysemantic multivocal dual formless amorphous shapeless unsound at issue dishonest insincere remote impressionistic concerned troubled worried anxious apprehensive disquieted generalized unformed unstructured unshaped structureless weird curious undisclosed twofold recherché bizarre problematical superficial undiscoverable wildering beyond understanding nebulose dense cursory shrouded cloaked two-sided cheating impossible to understand mysterial ineffable gray grey queer funny hanging inadequate perfunctory cryptical unnatural incongruous some kind of generalised obscured ulterior approximative estimated controversial hard nubilous purblind imperceptive improbable absurd inconsistent impossible illogical stealthy sweeping unfocused ballpark teasing stumping stickling subjective open for discussion yet to be settled up for discussion not yet settled disputed intentionally misleading unforeseeable disputable suspect vexed meaningless doubtable muffled squishy careless sloppy inarticulate incoherent contingent conflicting self-contradictory anomalous oxymoronic dicey pendent jumbled waffling not definite touch-and-go betwixt and between not decided garbled specious delusive in no man's land good and bad fugacious transient indescribable phantom shy fleeting greasy imponderable transitory insubstantial tenuous volatile evanescent spurious slurred mumbled ungraspable hesitating sitting on the fence abeyant unfamiliar unidentified faltering unheard of unproven undiscovered blurred round the edges delusory coarse-grained senseless scrambled illegible sarcastic unlimited inaudible incognizable Greek all Greek to me misty gauzy pale sardonic deceiving unstraightforward tongue-in-cheek inexhaustible indeterminable innumerable wide pseudo deluding mock beguiling distorted misrepresentative distracting mistakable demagogic catchy inaccurate wrong snide sneaky underhanded with tongue in cheek

Adjective

Additional but subordinate in nature or function
collateral secondary auxiliary ancillary supporting accompanying added subsidiary complementary concomitant sub subordinate accessory adjunctive adjuvant appurtenant coincidental related corresponding subservient tributary attendant resultant resulting contributory consequential supplementary consequent associated supplemental minor additional linked peripheral incidental ensuing satellite subsequent following second-class successive lesser sequential connected extra indirect backup attending coincident incident assisting supportive assistant second-fiddle concurrent coexistent contemporaneous coexisting synchronous simultaneous reserve coeval coetaneous coterminous contemporary coordinate lower due to lower-level helpful useful marginal second-rate aiding insignificant bush-league subject serviceable of little account contingent unintended spare accidental conducive derivative derived abetting instrumental helping coinciding adminicular lower-grade synchronic coextensive correspondent valuable advantageous beneficial understandable consistent intelligent inferable branch cooperative junior tributory smaller less flow-on trickle-down second-banana outranked second-string third-string of little importance paltry concurring at the same time as at the same time flunky accessorial associate subsequential succeeding coming follow-on unimportant inferior inessential tangential mean non-essential dinky dependent minor-league small-fry small-time under small second trivial substract inconsiderable petty less important associative isochronal synergistic adjoining fellow concordant conjoined joint agreeing belonging coefficient synchronal affiliated synergetic parallel contributing isochronous corollary associated with coupled with in tempo conjoined with in time inconsequential trifling negligible irrelevant slight immaterial casual piddling low little light frivolous nugatory nonessential minute extraneous fiddling Mickey Mouse optional unnecessary picayune two-bit low-ranking beside the point piffling reduced of no account measly unsubstantial inappreciable footling extrinsic minuscule niggling slighter of no consequence superficial meager add-on low-grade foolish meagre minus meaningless lightweight base no-account pointless worthless nickel-and-dime dispensable lower-ranking poorer expendable scanty tacky penny-ante contemptible minimal nominal of no great concern piddly pimping unessential purportless lowly below the mark not worth mentioning external cheap shoestring on the side de minimis borderline diminished bonus bottom more puny needless supervenient further undersized subjacent redundant nether younger subaltern tiny pitiful appended affixed shabby nondescript unwanted ornamental gratuitous cosmetic unwarranted insubstantial low-level chicken peanut pettifogging lower rung smalltime uncritical unrequired noncompulsory unneeded of minor importance infinitesimal useless senseless scratch shallow inconsequent not necessary not essential not needed uncalled-for not required trite sub- small-scale low precedence beneath extramural tinier ignorable adventitious parenthetical alien foreign second-best low-class petite local increased low preference not a priority outermost outside adscititious puppet reciprocal correlative token perimetric outer exterior lilliputian twopenny-halfpenny derisory by the by by the way surface sideline bordering obscure nothing ineffectual uncelebrated pathetic beggarly mingy poxy exiguous assisting in lessened small-bore top-up augmenting potty extracurricular bush by-the-way by-the-by background unconsiderable not worth bothering about lower than low priority side of lesser importance than less important than of less importance occasional fewer limited humble mediocre unpretentious menial a notch under shortened undistinguished unassuming negative depressed deficient declined demeaning miserable degrading middling common lousy ordinary inglorious flimsy not the main not so great scrubby wretched sorry plebeian ignominious servile sad ignoble humdrum not as great not so much low-born lower in rank lower in status of little consequence of no importance of no moment not worth speaking of of little import beneath someone below someone entry-level under someone's heel not very important lower-class bottom-rung back seat not so important haphazard futile causeless undesirable chance avoidable fortuitous random prodigal

Adjective

Disguised
veiled disguised concealed covert implied masked suppressed hidden camouflaged indirect surreptitious unrevealed hinted at ill-defined indistinct obscure underlying unclear vague cloaked covered hooded invisible oblique screened secret shielded shrouded undercover unexposed unrecognisable unrecognizable out of sight obscured unseen out of view not visible covered up inconspicuous imperceptible undetectable unnoticeable latent buried incognito clouded imperceivable undetected masquerading hidden from sight hidden from view secluded under wraps sequestered unobserved unnoticed underground indiscernible secreted sheltered curtained unobtrusive eclipsed privy undisclosed tucked away private impalpable imaginary perdu not in sight in the dark incog larvate cryptic cabalistic lost to view isolated cloistered entombed unseeable remote reclusive indistinguishable deep discreet shadowy inappreciable unapparent nonexistent unperceivable retired intangible unobservable ghostly insensible unviewable imponderable gaseous ethereal vaporous far-off faraway far-removed not in view impossible to detect beneath below sunk quiet on the QT stashed cached ulterior enshrouded hushed up hidden away recondite hush-hush put in the hole holed up planted guarded lurking unperceived imagined impenetrable occult dark unsuspected undiscovered withheld not obvious snug tect pretend assumed false sly sham fake forged mock imitation artificial not on view back-alley pseudo furtive counterfeit feigned underhand sneaky phoney under cover changed phony in disguise sailing under false colours undivulged difficult to see low-key low-profile unexpressed hard to find hard to see unrecognized interred blurry blurred inhumed coffined dug in negligible tiny microscopic nanoscopic minuscule inconsequential infinitesimal minute subtle fine faint undiscernible slight barely perceptible unidentified unknown unfathomable laid to rest unrecognised bearded consigned to the grave pixelated

Noun

A revolving machine with model horses or cars on which people ride for amusement

Noun

The use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or evasive

Noun

A journey for pleasure in which several different places are visited
tour excursion expedition journey trip jaunt outing junket peregrination hitch progress stint tenure term trek voyage safari bout cruise day trip getaway go hop overnight road run stump swing time travel trick weekend whistle-stop circle tour round trip spin sally airing ramble drive turn ride sashay day out sortie joyride tootle pleasure trip tool awayday hurl mystery tour vacation picnic visit short trip long weekend passage odyssey travels journeying exploration crossing pilgrimage adventure hike wandering traveling travelling quest break globetrotting spell period holiday commute shift wayfaring crusade stretch course sojourn flight lift voyaging spree roving round roaming sailing walk interval duration span cycle mission away day day away survey campaign trekking stop tramp sail movement patrol caravan transfer incumbency stopover whirl procession retreat stay circuit commutation errand session frolic phase stroll saunter transit tarry patch minibreak tarriance navigation grand tour stop-off vacay spot Sunday drive period of time period of office term of office daycation move recce reconnaissance wanderings itineration sweep discovery pickup escapade venture escape sabbatical transportation touring transport exodus scramble hajj trips journeys expeditions breakthrough breakout joy ride short journey route walkabout migration approach emigration departure slog constitutional march period in office time in office foray safaris voyages cruising odysseys sightseeing excursions jaunts pilgrimages tours treks residence vagabondage promenade itinerary transmigration beat traverse yatra vagrancy range backpacking jet-setting visitation rest period of travelling sailing trip boat trip sea trip religious journey holy expedition undertaking enterprise call layover peregrinations gallivanting half inning quarter wanderlust globe-trotting flying seafaring biking driving riding commission exploit operation project assignment while long journey go around period of traveling fit chapter juncture point cavalcade entrada occasion time span stretch of time time period tour of duty watch time interval snatch time frame interval of time access seizure attack burst case siege traversing sesh flurry spurt streak sequence look round look around hiking short time tear short period season mini holiday short break space administration standing length of time

Antonym of roundabout

roundabout Idiom, Proverb

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