angular[aŋ′gyo̵̅o̅ lər, -gyə-]
- having or forming an angle or angles; having sharp corners
- measured by an angle: angular distance
- with bones that jut out
- without ease or grace: angular strides
Origin: L angularis < angulus, angle
- angularly adverb
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- Having, forming, or consisting of an angle or angles.
- Measured by an angle or by degrees of an arc.
- Bony and lean; gaunt: an angular face.
- Lacking grace or smoothness; awkward: an angular gait.
- Rigid, stiff, and unyielding in character or disposition: “the cold, angular brand of materialism” (David K. Willis).
Origin: Latin angulāris, from angulus, angle.
- anˈgu·lar·ly adverb
- anˈgu·lar·ness noun