1 round, disc-shaped or chiefly US disk-shaped, disc-like or chiefly US disk-like, discoid; ring-shaped, ring-like, annular:
Notice the circular pattern of growth of this ivy.
2 roundabout, indirect, circuitous, tortuous, twisting, twisted, anfractuous; periphrastic, circumlocutory; devious:
We had to take a circular route because the road was closed. Why can't she say what she means instead of being so circular?
3 illogical, inconsistent, redundant, fallacious, irrational, Formal sophistic or sophistical:
To say that you exist because you think and that you think because you exist is an example of circular reasoning.
From a front view the small birds can look almost circular.
He had round unblinking eyes and a perfectly circular head.
| almost, nearly, roughly, virtually
The crater was two miles across and roughly circular.
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