from The Century Dictionary.

  • To bend around.
  • To place the circumflex accent on; circumflex.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To bend around.
  • transitive verb rare To mark with the circumflex accent, as a vowel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To mark with a circumflex; hence to accentuate or emphasize
  • verb To bend around


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word circumflect.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.