Student Dictionary

One entry found for circumlocution.
Main Entry: cir·cum·lo·cu·tion
Pronunciation: secondarystresssschwar-kschwam-lomacr-primarystresskyü-shschwan
Function: noun
1 : the use of many words to express an idea that could be expressed in few
2 : evasion in speech
- cir·cum·loc·u·to·ry /-primarystressläk-yschwa-secondarystresstomacrr-emacron, -secondarystresstodotr-/ adjective

Pronunciation Symbols