rotund

  • 1 rotund — ROTÚND, Ă, (I) rotunzi, de, adj., (II) rotunduri, s.n. I. adj. 1. De forma unui cerc, a unei sfere, a unui disc. ♦ (Despre dealuri, coline etc.) Cu creasta fără muchii sau colţuri. ♦ (mat.; despre o curbă plană sau despre o suprafaţă) Care are… …

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  • 2 rotund — [adj1] fat beefy*, big, broad, burly, chunky*, dumpy, elephantine, fleshy, heavy, heavyset, hefty, husky, obese, overweight, plump, plumpish, portly, pudgy*, roly poly*, round, solid, stout, tubby*, weighty; concept 491 rotund [adj2] sonorous… …

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  • 3 rotund — [rō tund′] adj. [L rotundus, akin to rota, wheel: see ROLL] 1. round or rounded out; plump or stout 2. full toned; sonorous [a rotund voice] rotundity n. rotundness rotundly adv …

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  • 4 Rotund — Ro*tund , a. [L. rotundus. See {Round}, and cf. {Rotunda}.] 1. Round; circular; spherical. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, complete; entire. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) orbicular, or nearly so. Gray. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Rotund — Ro*tund , n. A rotunda. [Obs.] Burke. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 rotund — 1705, from L. rotundus round, circular, like a wheel, from rota wheel (see ROTARY (Cf. rotary)). Meaning full toned style of oratory (1830) is after Horace s ore rotundo in Poetics …

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  • 7 rotund — plump, chubby, portly, stout, *fleshy, fat, corpulent, obese Antonyms: angular Contrasted words: *lean, spare, lank, lanky, gaunt, rawboned, skinny, scrawny …

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  • 8 rotund — ► ADJECTIVE 1) large and plump. 2) round; spherical. DERIVATIVES rotundity noun rotundly adverb. ORIGIN Latin rotundus, from rotare rotate …

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  • 9 Rotund — p1 Schlussruine Rotund Entstehungszeit: um 900 Burgentyp: Höhenburg Erhaltungszustand: Ruine Geographische Lage …

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  • 10 rotund — adjective 1) a small, rotund man Syn: plump, chubby, fat, stout, portly, dumpy, round, chunky, overweight, heavy, paunchy, ample; flabby, fleshy, bulky, heavyset, corpulent, obese; …

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  • 11 rotund — rotundly, adv. /roh tund /, adj. 1. round in shape; rounded: ripe, rotund fruit. 2. plump; fat. 3. full toned or sonorous: rotund speeches. [1695 1705; < L rotundus round, circular, deriv. of rota wheel; cf. ROUND1] Syn. 2. obese, fleshy,… …

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  • 12 rotund — [[t]roʊtʌ̱nd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If someone is rotund, they are round and fat. [FORMAL] A rotund, smiling, red faced gentleman appeared. Syn: fat Ant: slim …

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  • 13 rotund — adjective Etymology: Latin rotundus, probably alteration of Old Latin *retundus; akin to Latin rota wheel more at roll Date: 1665 1. marked by roundness ; rounded 2. marked by fullness of sound or cadence ; orotund, sonorous < a master of rotund… …

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  • 14 rotund — ro•tund [[t]roʊˈtʌnd[/t]] adj. 1) round in shape; rounded 2) plump; fat 3) full toned or sonorous: rotund phrases[/ex] • Etymology: 1695–1705; < L rotundus round, circular, der. of rota wheel; cf. round I ro•tun′di•ty, ro•tund′ness, n.… …

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  • 15 rotund — /roʊˈtʌnd / (say roh tund) adjective 1. rounded; plump. 2. full toned or sonorous: rotund speeches. {Latin rotundus} –rotundity, rotundness, noun –rotundly, adverb …

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  • 16 rotund — adjective a) Having a round or spherical shape; circular; orbicular. b) Round in body shape; portly or plump; podgy …

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  • 17 rotund — Synonyms and related words: adipose, arched, beefy, bellied, bellylike, big bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, bowed, brawny, bulging, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky, circular, consonant, convex, convexed, corpulent, crummy, deep, distended, dumpy,… …

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  • 18 rotund — ro|tund Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …

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  • 19 rotund — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Round] Syn. circular, spherical, globular, plump; see fat 1 , round 1 . 2. [Full toned] Syn. resounding, vibrant, resonant, sonorous; see loud 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. 1. plump stout, round, fat, obese, big,… …

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  • 20 rotund — ro|tund [rəuˈtʌnd US rou ] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: rotundus; ROUND2] having a fat round body used humorously = ↑stout >rotundity n [U] …

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