Rotund Definition

Round or rounded out; plump or stout.
Webster's New World
Full-toned; sonorous.
A rotund voice.
Webster's New World
Round or spherical.
American Heritage
The definition of rotund is round, or fat, or with a full sound.
A cat that is so large that it looks round is an example of something rotund.
An example of something rotund is a man with a very big waistline.
A opera singer's voice is an example of something rotund.

Origin of Rotund

  • From Latin rotundus (“round"), from Latin rota (“wheel"), from Proto-Indo-European *ret- (“to run, to roll") .

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin rotundus ret- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition


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