Elliptically

Definitions of "Elliptically"

According to the form of an ellipse.

In the manner of or by an ellipsis; with something left out.

In the form of an ellipse. adverb

With a part omitted. adverb

In the form of an ellipse adverb

Using ellipsis adverb

The word "Elliptically" in example sentences

It's not because poets are writing "elliptically". IT'S NOT BECAUSE POETS ARE WRITING IRRELEVANTLY

It's not because poets are writing "elliptically". Archive 2009-07-01

Many of the original members in attendance performed a somewhat incoherent series of sketches that elliptically alluded to the history of the company's beginnings. Actors Herald Naked Angels

Perhaps too elliptically: one friend asked a cogent question about continuity that was resolved only when I spoke with someone who had, by chance, worked on the film. Rev. James Martin, S.J.: Spiritual Reflections On 'The Tree Of Life'

But humiliating others is like throwing a boomerang which travels elliptically in the air and returns to the person who threw it. Alemayehu G. Mariam: Ethiopia: Birtukan Unbound!

Perhaps too elliptically: one friend asked a cogent question about continuity that was resolved only when I spoke with someone who had, by chance, worked on the film. Rev. James Martin, S.J.: Spiritual Reflections On 'The Tree Of Life'

And he very elliptically told us that he didn't value John Lewis-style "employee engagement" simply because it was nicer. Nick Clegg plays the John Lewis card among the City's 'have-yachts' | Simon Hoggart

With many three-letter symbols used up, they're focusing on four-letter ones—and considering words only elliptically related to the actual fund. As ETFs Multiply, Companies Scramble To Concoct Memorable Ticker Symbols

Frankly, I'd rather not give away too much more about the plot, which is, as I've said, revealed elliptically, impressionistically. Rev. James Martin, S.J.: Spiritual Reflections On 'The Tree Of Life'

But humiliating others is like throwing a boomerang which travels elliptically in the air and returns to the person who threw it. Alemayehu G. Mariam: Ethiopia: Birtukan Unbound!

But humiliating others is like throwing a boomerang which travels elliptically in the air and returns to the person who threw it. Alemayehu G. Mariam: Ethiopia: Birtukan Unbound!

Akiva and Sartiano, business partners in the Butter Group for the past 11 years, spoke—somewhat vaguely and elliptically—about their new endeavor, which, they insist is "way smaller than Tao," one of the most popular venues in the world. A One-of-a-Kind New Year's Eve in Vegas

But humiliating others is like throwing a boomerang which travels elliptically in the air and returns to the person who threw it. Alemayehu G. Mariam: Ethiopia: Birtukan Unbound!

Frankly, I'd rather not give away too much more about the plot, which is, as I've said, revealed elliptically, impressionistically. Rev. James Martin, S.J.: Spiritual Reflections On 'The Tree Of Life'

Winter is coming: During True Blood last night, HBO debuted their elliptically shrieking teaser for next year's blockbuster adaptation of a blockbuster series, Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series. News Junkies

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