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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Byzantine, Ferris wheel, O-shaped, ambages, ambagious, ambient, anfractuous, apparent, backhanded, balled up, bypass, carousel, chubby, chute-the-chutes, chutes, circling, circuit, circuitous, circular, circumambages, circumambient, circumbendibus, circumferential, circumflex, circumfluent, circumfluous, circumjacent, circumlocution, circumlocutional, circumlocutory, collateral, complex, complicated, confounded, confused, convoluted, convolutional, cortical, crabbed, daedal, detour, deviating, deviation, deviative, devious, digression, digressive, discursive, disk, elaborate, embracing, embrangled, encircling, enclosing, encompassing, enfolding, entangled, enveloping, environing, epidermic, evasive, excursion, excursive, exomorphic, exterior, external, extrinsic, flexuose, flexuous, flying horses, fouled up, fringe, helical, implicated, indirect, intricate, involute, involuted, involutional, involved, jaunt, junket, knotted, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, long, loused up, many-faceted, matted, mazy, meandering, meandrous, merry-go-round, messed up, mixed up, mucked up, multifarious, neighboring, oblique, open, orbital, out, out-of-the-way, outer, outermost, outing, outlying, outmost, outside, outstanding, outward, outward-facing, peripheral, periphrase, periphrasis, periphrastic, perplexed, pleonasm, plump, podgy, public, pudgy, ramified, redundancy, rivose, rivulose, roller, roller coaster, rolling stone, roly-poly, rotary, rotator, rotor, round, round trip, roundabout way, ruffled, runaround, rundle, sally, screwed up, seeming, seesaw, serpentine, sinuate, sinuose, sinuous, snaky, snarled, spiral, subtle, suburban, superficial, surface, surrounding, swing, tangled, tangly, tautology, teeter-totter, top, torsional, tortile, tortuous, traffic circle, tubby, turning, twisted, twisting, twisty, verbality, wheel, whip, whirlabout, whirler, whirligig, whorled, winding, wrapping, wreathlike, wreathy
Dictionary Results for roundabout:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: 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" [syn:
           circuitous, roundabout]
    2: 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" [syn: devious,
       circuitous, roundabout]
    n 1: a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around
         a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the
         rotary" [syn: traffic circle, circle, rotary,
    2: a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or
       amusement [syn: carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round,
       roundabout, whirligig]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Roundabout \Round"a*bout`\, n.
   1. A large horizontal wheel or frame, commonly with wooden
      horses, etc., on which children ride; a merry-go-round; a
      carousel. [British] --Smart.
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   2. A dance performed in a circle. --Goldsmith.
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   3. A short, close jacket worn by boys, sailors, etc.
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   4. A state or scene of constant change, or of recurring labor
      and vicissitude. --Cowper.
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   5. a traffic circle. [Chiefly British]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Roundabout \Round"a*bout`\, a.
   1. Circuitous; going round; indirect; as, roundabout speech.
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            We have taken a terrible roundabout road. --Burke.
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   2. Encircling; enveloping; comprehensive. "Large, sound,
      roundabout sense." --Locke.
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