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Definition of "rounder" []

  • One that rounds, especially a tool for rounding corners and edges. (noun)
  • One, such as a security guard, who makes rounds. (noun)
  • A dissolute person. (noun)
  • Sports A boxing match that goes on for a specified number of rounds. Often used in combination: a five-rounder. (noun)
  • Sports An English ball game similar to baseball. (noun)

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 "rounder" in a sentence
  • "•Tight end: Marcedes Lewis, a 2006 first-rounder, is coming off his best season."
  • "Outfielder Chris Duncan, a 1999 first-rounder, is providing the best results, though St. Louis has reacquired pitcher Braden Looper and second baseman Adam Kennedy, their first-round picks in 1996 and 1997, respectively."
  • "David DeJesus, a 2000 fourth-rounder, is their starting center fielder, and their first-rounders from 2004 and 2005, outfielder Billy Butler and third baseman Alex Gordon, respectively, are just getting to the majors."