Examples from the Web for roundabout
It would be an awfully complicated and roundabout way of garnering Heisman goodwill.
As rebel cars circled a roundabout, Shabiha gunmen opened fire.
I have no idea what's next," said activist Nadine Wahab, as she stood in the roundabout, called the "medan.Egypt in Chaos as Protesters Call for Military Council to Transfer Power|Mike Giglio|November 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Back he went, and he got shot in the stomach and rushed to nearby Salmaniya Hospital, closest to the roundabout.
The war had a direct impact on M.I.A. becoming a recording artist, though in a bit of a roundabout way.
So the note had been sent from the "Mystic Brethren," which, by a roundabout method, had drawn Plunger to the shed.The Hero of Garside School|J. Harwood Panting
Going a roundabout swiftly, you came to the shed first, and posted yourself at the little window on the sea-side.There is Sorrow On The Sea|Gilbert Parker
And later Tom learned in a roundabout way from the Fogers that this was so.
It was in a roundabout way that I discovered that Louie had a place in Evie's thoughts.The Debit Account|Oliver Onions
It is exactly like her to take that roundabout way of satisfying her curiosity about a daughter-in-law she disapproves of.The Law and the Lady|Wilkie Collins