–noun 1. a roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more words than necessary to express an idea.
2. a roundabout expression.
I HATE THIS USE OF LANGUAGE.
Indirect language can just fuck right off. Also Dropping hints, rambling on because you can't get to the point.
E.g. "I've got something to say..."
SAY IT THEN MOTHERFUCKINGBITCH.
I wish people were a bit more straightforward.