- adjective referring to something which is shaped like a tube
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- adjective in the shape of a tube; cylindrical
- adjective an all-purpose term of teenage approbation, deriving from riding the tube as being the highest form of surfing experience. Like many 1960s surfing terms this expression (often intensified as ‘totally tubular’) was adopted by Valley Girls in the later 1970s and subsequently became a vogue usage in international English in the 1980s.