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



BrE BrE//rəʊˈtʌnd//
; NAmE NAmE//roʊˈtʌnd//
(formal or humorous) Body shape
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having a fat round body synonym plump the rotund figure of Mr Stevens See related entries: Body shape Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Latin rotundus, from rotare ‘rotate’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rotund