circular

Primary Meanings of circular

1.
adj
having a circular shape
2.
n
an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
Full Definitions of circular
1

adj having a circular shape

Synonyms:
round
apple-shaped
having the general shape of an apple
ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical
having the shape of a sphere or ball
barrel-shaped
having the general shape of a barrel
bulb-shaped, bulblike, bulbous
shaped like a bulb
capitate
being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip
coccoid
spherical; like a coccus
cumuliform
shaped like a cumulus cloud
disc-shaped, disclike, discoid, discoidal, disk-shaped, disklike
having a flat circular shape
goblet-shaped
resembling the shape of a goblet
moon-round, moonlike
resembling the moon in shape
nutlike
resembling a nut in shape and size
pancake-like
resembling a pancake in shape
pear-shaped
having a round shape tapered at one end
pinwheel-shaped
having the round shape of a pinwheel
ringlike
having the shape of a ring
roundish
somewhat round in appearance or form
wheel-like
round like a wheel
rounded
curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
Antonyms:
square
having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle
quadrate
having four sides and four angles
right-angled
forming a right angle or containing one or more right angles
squared
having been made square
squarish
somewhat square in appearance or form
angular, angulate
having angles or an angular shape
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adj describing a circle; moving in a circle

“the circular motion of the wheel”
Synonyms:
orbitual, rotary
cyclic, cyclical
recurring in cycles
2

n an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

“he mailed the circular to all subscribers”
Synonyms:
bill, broadsheet, broadside, flier, flyer, handbill, throwaway
Types:
stuffer
an advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
Type of:
ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing
a public promotion of some product or service

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