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1. roundabout

adjective. ['ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt'] deviating from a straight course.

Synonyms

  • circuitous
  • devious

Antonyms

  • noncyclic
  • stay in place
  • separation

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Words that Rhyme with Roundabout

  • godbout
  • hereabout
  • rubout
  • runabout
  • turnabout

Example sentences of the word roundabout


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some routes will be direct, whereas others -- such as bus routes -- will be roundabout.

2. roundabout

adjective. ['ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt'] marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct.

Synonyms

  • circuitous

Antonyms

  • walk
  • discontinue

3. roundabout

noun. ['ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt'] a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement.

Synonyms

  • ride
  • merry-go-round
  • carrousel
  • carousel

Antonyms

  • indirectness
  • straight
  • lineal
  • unrelated

4. roundabout

noun. ['ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt'] a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island.

Synonyms

  • rotary
  • circle
  • route
  • junction
  • traffic circle

Antonyms

  • primary
  • trustworthy
  • point
  • control
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