Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Definitions for rotund
- Round; circular; spherical.
- Rounded in figure; plump; chubby.
- Full and rich in sound; sonorous.
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Citations for rotund
Leonardo squints up through one eye at Mathurine's impossibly rotund face peering down from a platter of turnips and beans.
. . .an expansive, down-to-earth man who is rotund in the way classic chefs used to be -- a walking advertisement for his own cooking.
Origin of rotund
Rotund comes from Latin rotundus, "round" from rota, "a wheel."