angular

angular
I
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Coming to an angle]
Syn. sharp-cornered, intersecting, crossing, oblique, divaricate, with corners, V-shaped, Y-shaped, crotched, forked, bent, akimbo, bifurcate(d), crooked, pointed, triangular, rectangular, scraggy, jagged, staggered, zigzag.
Ant. round*, parallel, side-by-side.
2. [Tall and bony]
Syn. lank, lean, gaunt, rawboned, bony, awkward, ungainly, lanky, stiff, spindly, spare, gangling, gawky, scrawny, clumsy.
Ant. round*, plump, fleshy.
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. bent crooked, bending, elbowed, doglegged, cornered.
2. rawboned gaunt, bony, lean, spindly, lanky, spare, scrawny, anorexic, skeletonlike.
ANT.: 1. straight, flat. 2. fat, fleshy, beefy, plump
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Having little flesh or fat on the body: bony, fleshless, gaunt, lank, lanky, lean2, meager, rawboned, scrawny, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin, twiggy, weedy. Idioms: all skin and bones, thin as a rail. See FAT.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?
Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Angular — An gu*lar, a. [L. angularis, fr. angulus angle, corner. See {Angle}.] 1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp cornered; pointed; as, an angular figure. [1913 Webster] 2. Measured by an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • angular — ANGULÁR, Ă, angulari, e, adj. (livr.) Unghiular. – Din fr. angulaire, lat. angularis. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ANGULÁR adj. v. unghiular. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  …   Dicționar Român

  • angular — adjetivo 1. Del ángulo: proporciones angulares, dimensiones angulares. piedra* angular. 2. Que tiene forma de ángulo: una figura angular. Locuciones 1. gran angular …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • angular — [aŋ′gyo͞o lər, aŋ′gyələr] adj. [L angularis < angulus, ANGLE1] 1. having or forming an angle or angles; having sharp corners 2. measured by an angle [angular distance] 3. with bones that jut out 4. without ease or grace [angular st …   English World dictionary

  • angular — [adj1] bent akimbo, bifurcate, cornered, crooked, crossing, crotched, divaricate, forked, intersecting, jagged, oblique, sharpcornered, skewed, slanted, staggered, V shaped, Y shaped, zigzag; concept 486 Ant. straight angular [adj2] thin,… …   New thesaurus

  • Angular — An gu*lar, n. (Anat.) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angŭlar — (v. lat.), eckig, winkelig. Daher Angulararterie (Arteria angularis), Zweig der Gesichtspulsader, s. Kopfarterien; Angularsystem, so v.w. Tenaillirtes System …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Angular — Angular, aus dem lat., eckig, winklig. Angularsystem s. tenaillirtes System …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • angular — que tiene la forma de un ángulo Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • angular — (adj.) 1590s, from L. angularis having corners or angles, from angulus (see ANGLE (Cf. angle) (n.)). Earlier in an astrological sense, occupying a cardinal point of the zodiac (late 14c.). Angulous having many corners is from mid 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • angular — adj. 2 g. 1. Que forma ou tem ângulo ou ângulos. 2. Do ângulo. 3. Diz se da pedra que forma o cunhal do edifício.   ‣ Etimologia: latim angularis, e   • Confrontar: angolar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”