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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rotund mean? 

ROTUND (adjective)
  The adjective ROTUND has 3 senses:

1. spherical in shape
2. (of sounds) full and rich
3. excessively fat

  Familiarity information: ROTUND used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

ROTUND (adjective)

Sense 1rotund [BACK TO TOP]


Spherical in shape


rounded (curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged)

Sense 2rotund [BACK TO TOP]


(of sounds) full and rich


orotund; pear-shaped; rotund; round

Context examples:

orotund tones / the rotund and reverberating phrase / pear-shaped vowels


full ((of sound) having marked depth and body)

Sense 3rotund [BACK TO TOP]


Excessively fat


corpulent; obese; rotund; weighty

Context example:

a weighty man


fat (having much flesh (especially fat))

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