1590s, from Latin angularis "having corners or angles," from angulus (see angle (n.)). Earlier in an astrological sense, "occupying a cardinal point of the zodiac" (late 14c.). Angulous "having many corners" is from mid-15c.
1. a tall angular woman
2. He has a more angular figure than his father.
3. He had an angular face with prominent cheekbones.
4. That is, the angular velocity is more than doubled.
5. In undisturbed inertial motion, the angular momentum is constant.