having an angle or angles.
consisting of, situated at, or forming an angle.
of, relating to, or measured by an angle.
Physics. pertaining to quantities related to a revolving body that are measured in reference to its axis of revolution.
bony, lean, or gaunt: a tall, angular man.
acting or moving awkwardly.
stiff in manner; unbending.
- Also angulose, angulous.
- an·gu·lar·ly, adverb
- an·gu·lar·ness, noun
- in·ter·an·gu·lar, adjective
- sem·i·an·gu·lar, adjective
- sub·an·gu·lar, adjective
- sub·an·gu·lar·ly, adverb
- sub·an·gu·lar·ness, noun
- un·an·gu·lar, adjective
- un·an·gu·lar·ly, adverb
- un·an·gu·lar·ness, noun
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How to use angular in a sentence
The McLaren is a low-slung angular spaceship packed with power.Anyone can drive a supercar, but truly tapping its potential is another matter | Rob Verger | July 28, 2021 | Popular-Science
His angular, expressive face and bald head simultaneously project wit, wisdom, curiosity, delight, and dead seriousness.In the World of Ultralight Hiking, Everything Weighs Something | jversteegh | July 14, 2021 | Outside Online
His design for Jurong Town Hall, which now houses Singapore’s Trade Association Hub, is angular and sleek, a fitting design for a key engine of the country’s modern economy.A legacy of landmark buildings in Malaysia and Singapore | Kara Baskin | June 30, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The placements were “rounded and organic,” a massive departure from conventional chip designs with angular edges and sharp corners.A Google AI Designed a Computer Chip as Well as a Human Engineer—But Much Faster | Shelly Fan | June 15, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Since the pandemic, he’s embraced his more angular, experimental side in collaborations with FKA Twigs and Headie One.
You, too, will be zipping along to the angular guitars and zigzagging, herky-jerky vocals.The 10 Best Albums of 2014: Taylor Swift, Sia, Run the Jewels, and More | Marlow Stern | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Traditional coach seats gave the illusion of comfortable padding but were angular, not reflecting body shapes.Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room | Clive Irving | November 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He has a long white beard and a massive angular nose that could be the work of Gutzon Borglum.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley | Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As she emerged from her teen years, she developed an angular face and striking cheekbones.
His angular cheeks, thick glasses, and carefully combed hair incarnate elegance, vision, and, unfortunately, personal agony.
He was tall, angular, and emaciated, and his features were cast in a most irregular mould.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
Conglomerate, containing angular fragments of yellowish-grey quartz-rock, in a base of compact epidote.
angular and bony, with slightly stooped shoulders, his face is a mass of minute wrinkles seamed on yellow parchment.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
angular debris fallen from above varying in thickness from one to ten feet.
He had not taken the precaution to remove from his couch a number of angular stones, which did not by any means conduce to sleep.Toilers of the Sea | Victor Hugo
British Dictionary definitions for angular
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
- angularly, adverb
- angularness, noun
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