A Word A Day : Rotund
Thursday, 18th October 2007 : Today's Word is ...
( Adjective )
Pronunciation : rō-túnd
1. Having a rounded body shape and, usually, a greater body weight than is advisable
2. Having a full, rich sound
3. Spherical in shape
4. Curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
15th century - Directly or via Italian rotondo - Latin rotundus round - rotare - rotate - rota - wheel
Round, Overweight, Plump, Fat, Stout, Curved, Corpulent, Obese, Weighty
• Then its ample seat would have been pressed by the comfortable, rotund
corporation of the honest mint-master.
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