What is another word for circumlocution?

Need synonyms for circumlocution? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
The use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or evasive
“Other common strategies used to save face for others include the use of circumlocution and equivocation when criticism of another's performance is unavoidable.”
Noun
Deliberate evasion in speech
“… rather than answering the question directly, he resorted to circumlocution, which made her suspect that he was hiding something.”
Noun
Nice way of saying something
Noun
The quality or state of having a veiled or uncertain meaning
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
14-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019