Textual thesaurus for "roundabout"

(adj) devious, circuitous

deviating from a straight course

a scenic but devious route; a long and circuitous journey by train and boat; a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic

(adj) circuitous

marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct

the explanation was circuitous and puzzling; a roundabout paragraph; hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend

(noun) carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, whirligig

a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement

(noun) traffic circle, circle, rotary

a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary