1 relating to or having the shape of an ellipse
2 relating to or resulting from ellipsis
3 (of speech, literary style, etc.)
a very condensed or concise, often so as to be obscure or ambiguous
b circumlocutory or long-winded, (Also (for senses 1, 2))
The use of elliptical to mean circumlocutory should be avoided as it may be interpreted wrongly as meaning condensed or concise
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