Simple Definition of angular
: having little flesh so that the shapes of your bones can be seen : thin and bony
: having one or more angles
Full Definition of angular
1 a : forming an angle : sharp-cornered b : having one or more angles
2 : measured by an angle <angular distance>
3 a : stiff in character or manner : lacking smoothness or grace b : lean and having prominent bone structure
Examples of angular
He has an angular face.
She's a tall, angular girl.
The house is low and angular.
Origin of angular
Middle French or Latin; Middle French angulaire, from Latin angularis, from angulus angle
First Known Use: 15th century
ANGULAR Defined for Kids
Definition of angular
1 : having angles or sharp corners <… the town was laid out in harsh angular patterns. — Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time>
2 : thin and bony
Medical Definition of angular
1a: having an angle or anglesb: forming an angle or corner : sharp-cornered
2: measured by an angle <angular distance>
3: relating to or having a chemical structure in which a component ring or group is attached at an angle and not in a straight line <an angular methyl group>
4: relating to or situated near an anatomical angle <the angular head of the levator labii superioris>; specifically : relating to or situated near the inner angle of the eye
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