Definition of 'angular'
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She is taller and more angular than she looks in the photographs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The large angular bony head inhibits its swimming. Food Watch (1994)His wrinkled face is angular but kindly. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Since your face already has a strong structure, sharp angular shapes will look too harsh. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Furniture shapes became more angular, with edges defined by simple piping. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)She had aged, yet the angular face was unmistakable. The Sun (2008)He was older and hid behind a harsh, angular face and a tiny moustache. The Crossing-Place (1993)His face is still sharp and angular, although the beard makes it seem fuller. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Options with more angular lines. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On the handlebars of the bike he pushed was another bag, the angular shape of which betrayed the presence of tools. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With your prominent cheekbones and square jaw, you need to soften your look by avoiding glasses that are sharp and angular. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Straight away I liked the more angular shape. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is tall and angular, but her manner is gentler than the others '. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was tall and angular, and his welcome was as warm as his companion's. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)Instead, contorted, angular forms are selected. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was tall, angular and stooped and leant heavily on the stick, her white knuckles clutched. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And then, lurking just under the bonnet of the polished civility, there is something angular and awkward. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Tall and angular, he could seem a little aloof, but he was renowned for his kindness to junior colleagues. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Tall and angular, with a penchant for driving fluently through the off side, the similarity bears scrutiny to a point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)C) The angular lines of my smartphone. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'angular'
British English: angular ADJECTIVE
Angular things have shapes that seem to contain a lot of straight lines and sharp points.
He had an angular face with prominent cheekbones.
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Definition of angular from the Collins English Dictionary
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