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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. circumlocution: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. circumlocution: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. circumlocution: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. circumlocution: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. circumlocution: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. circumlocution: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Circumlocution, circumlocution: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. circumlocution: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. circumlocution: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. circumlocution: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. circumlocution: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. circumlocution: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. circumlocution: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. circumlocution: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. circumlocution: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. circumlocution: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Circumlocution: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Circumlocution: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. circumlocution: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. circumlocution: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. circumlocution: Grandiloquent Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Circumlocution: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. circumlocution: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. circumlocution: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  25. circumlocution: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. circumlocution: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. circumlocution: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. circumlocution: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. circumlocution: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. circumlocution: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. circumlocution: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. circumlocution: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Circumlocution: Brain Injury [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. circumlocution: A Word A Day [home, info]
  2. circumlocution: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. circumlocution: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (circumlocution)

noun:  an indirect way of expressing something
noun:  a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things

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