[ ang-gyuh-ler ]
/ ˈæŋ gyə lər /


Also angulose, angulous.

Origin of angular

1590–1600; < Latin angulāris having corners or angles, equivalent to angul(us) angle1 + -āris -ar1

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British Dictionary definitions for angular


/ (ˈæŋɡjʊlə) /


lean or bony
awkward or stiff in manner or movement
having an angle or angles
placed at an angle
measured by an angle or by the rate at which an angle changes

Derived Forms

angularly, adverbangularness, noun

Word Origin for angular

C15: from Latin angulāris, from angulus angle 1
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