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Overview of noun roundabout

The noun roundabout has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundabout

(a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary")

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

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

Overview of adj roundabout

The adj roundabout has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) circuitous, 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")

2. (1) devious, circuitous, 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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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