Definition of rounded adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈraʊndɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈraʊndɪd//
    [usually before noun] Phonetics
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  1. 1  having a round shape a surface with rounded edges rounded shoulders
  2. 2having a wide variety of qualities that combine to produce something pleasant, complete and balanced a smooth rounded taste a fully rounded education She is a more rounded performer than her sister.
  3. 3 (phonetics) (of a speech sound) produced with the lips in a narrow round position opposite unrounded See related entries: Phonetics
  4. see also well rounded
    Extra examples beautifully rounded arches Furniture with rounded edges and corners is safer for children. His head sagged between his rounded shoulders.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rounded