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Definition of "roundup" []

  • The herding together of cattle for inspection, branding, or shipping. (noun)
  • The cattle so herded. (noun)
  • The workers and horses employed in such herding. (noun)
  • A gathering up, as of people under suspicion by the police. (noun)
  • A summary: a news roundup. (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 "roundup" in a sentence
  • "And the last item of the roundup is my own contribution."
  • "Mind you, I am still not convinced that "roundup" is a word."
  • "Conventions | There's still more coverage from last weekend's Toronto Comic Arts Festival, including photo galleries from Torontoist and Deb Aoki, a roundup from the National Post, and a Doug Wright Awards piece in The Globe and Mail."