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Definition of "rotund" [ro•tund]

  • Rounded in figure; plump. See Synonyms at fat. (adjective)
  • Having a full, rich sound; sonorous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rotund" in a sentence
  • "Rumor also has it that Bradley lured a certain rotund blogger to the Atlantic."
  • "He was big -- I'd go a step further and say "rotund" -- and flamboyant."
  • "And with new evidence supporting that these dinosaurs were more "rotund" than previously hypothesized, the image sticks in my mind of this little pig-bodied, parrot-beaked reptile, studiously pawing the Early Cretaceous subtropical regions that are now Western Siberia, in search of roots, tubers, or a place in the mud to cool off."