Definitions For Circumlocutory


  • Roundabout and unnecessarily wordy


  • The use of many words to say something that could be said more clearly and directly by using fewer words

Is Circumlocutory a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US NO
Scrabble UK NO
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global NO
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Circumlocutory is worth 25 points in Scrabble and 31 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Circumlocutory in a Sentence

  • He was criticized for his use of circumlocution.
  • I'm trying to avoid circumlocutions in my writing.

Synonyms for Circumlocutory

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