• (America) IPA: /ˈæŋ.ɡju.lɚ/, /-lɑɹ/


  1. Relating or pertaining to an angle or angles.
  2. Having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner
  3. Sharp-cornered; pointed.
    an angular figure
    • In overall appearance, katakana symbols are more angular in shape and hiragana are more rounded. Here are the first five sounds of each script (a, i, u, e, o). Compare these two sets of symbols and see if you can identify these features:
      Hiragana  あ い う え お
      Katakana ア イ ウ エ オ
  4. Measured by an angle.
    angular distance
  5. Lean, lank.
  6. Ungraceful; lacking grace.
  7. (figuratively) Sharp and stiff in character.
    He's remarkably angular in his habits and appearance.
    She is an angular female.
    Synonyms: rude, rugged
  8. (organic chemistry) Composed of three or more rings attached to a single carbon atom (the rings not all being in the same plane).
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angular (plural angulars)

  1. (anatomy) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes.

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