a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
- merry go round
a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
"the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
- traffic circle
deviating from a straight course
"a scenic but devious route"
"a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"
"a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"
marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct
"the explanation was circuitous and puzzling"
"a roundabout paragraph"
"hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend"