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an·gu·lar

 (ăng′gyə-lər)
adj.
1. Having, forming, or consisting of an angle or angles.
2. Measured by an angle or by degrees of an arc.
3. Bony and lean; gaunt: an angular face.
4. Lacking grace or smoothness; awkward: an angular gait.
5. Rigid, stiff, and unyielding in character or disposition: "the cold, angular brand of materialism" (David K. Willis).

[Latin angulāris, from angulus, angle.]

an′gu·lar·ly adv.
an′gu·lar·ness n.

angular

(ˈæŋɡjʊlə)
adj
1. lean or bony
2. awkward or stiff in manner or movement
3. (Mathematics) having an angle or angles
4. placed at an angle
5. (Mathematics) measured by an angle or by the rate at which an angle changes
[C15: from Latin angulāris, from angulus angle1]
ˈangularly adv
ˈangularness n

an•gu•lar

(ˈæŋ gyə lər)

adj.
1. having an angle or angles.
2. consisting of, situated at, or forming an angle.
3. pertaining to or measured by an angle.
4. bony, lean, or gaunt: a tall, angular man.
5. acting or moving awkwardly; stiff.
[1590–1600; < Latin angulāris; see angle1, -ar1]
an′gu•lar•ly, adv.
an′gu•lar•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.angular - measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle; "angular momentum"
2.angular - having angles or an angular shapeangular - having angles or an angular shape  
pointed - having a point
square - having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"

angular

adjective skinny, spare, lean, gaunt, bony, lanky, scrawny, lank, rangy, rawboned, macilent (rare) He had an angular face with prominent cheekbones.

angular

adjective
Having little flesh or fat on the body:
Idioms: all skin and bones, thin as a rail.
Translations
زاوِيّ، ذُو زَوايانَحيل، ضَامِر، بارِز العِظَام
hranatýkostnatý
kantetkejtetskarpvinklet
beinaberhyrndur
kemikliköşeli

angular

[ˈæŋgjʊləʳ] ADJ [shape, lines] → angular; [face, features] → anguloso

angular

[ˈæŋgjʊr] adj [object, furniture] → anguleux/euse; [lines, shape] → anguleux/euse; [face, features] → anguleux/euse

angular

adj
shapeeckig; face, features, prosekantig
(= bony)knochig
(= awkward)linkisch, steif

angular

[ˈæŋgjʊləʳ] adjangoloso/a, spigoloso/a; (measurement) → angolare

angle1

(ˈӕŋgl) noun
1. the (amount of) space between two straight lines or surfaces that meet. an angle of 90.
2. a point of view. from a journalist's angle.
3. a corner.
angular (ˈӕŋgjulə) adjective
1. having (sharp) angles. an angular building.
2. (of a person) thin and bony. She is tall and angular.
angularity (-ˈlӕ-) noun
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Their angular, capricious, and deeply indented coasts are rich in gulfs and peninsulas.
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Mightn't one, to reach his mind, risk the stretch of an angular arm over his character?
The angular hollows and lines of his aged ancestors had succeeded to their reign in his face twenty years before their time.
Her cheeks were thin and hollow, her eyes a little too prominent, some hidden expression which seemed at times to flit from one to the other of her features suggested a sensuality which was a little incongruous with her somewhat angular figure and generally cold demeanour.
But these dead-tinted, hollow-eyed, angular skeletons of villages on the Rhone oppress me with the feeling that human life--very much of it--is a narrow, ugly, grovelling existence, which even calamity does not elevate, but rather tends to exhibit in all its bare vulgarity of conception; and I have a cruel conviction that the lives these ruins are the traces of were part of a gross sum of obscure vitality, that will be swept into the same oblivion with the generations of ants and beavers.