Synonyms for elliptical

Synonyms for (adjective) elliptical

Synonyms: elliptic, elliptical

Definition: characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements

Usage: the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints; the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity- H.O.Taylor

Similar words: concise

Definition: expressing much in few words

Usage: a concise explanation


Synonyms: egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, prolate, oviform, ovoid, oval, oval-shaped, ovate

Definition: rounded like an egg

Similar words: rounded

Definition: curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged

Usage: low rounded hills; rounded shoulders