Dictionary.com

angular

[ ang-gyuh-ler ]
/ ˈæŋ gyə lər /
Save This Word!

adjective

OPPOSITES FOR angular

1 curved.
5 rotund.
QUIZ
TAKE JOY IN ACING THIS QUIZ ON “PRIDE” SYNONYMS
Hold your head up high as you embark on this quiz that explores some of the synonyms and meanings of “pride.”
Question 1 of 7
What does "dignity" mean?
Also angulose, angulous.

Origin of angular

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

OTHER WORDS FROM angular

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use angular in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for angular

angular
/ (ˈæŋɡjʊlə) /

adjective
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 of angular

angularly, adverbangularness, noun

Word Origin for angular

C15: from Latin angulāris, from angulus angle 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK