[ roun-der ]
/ ˈraʊn dər /


a person or thing that rounds something.
a person who makes a round.
a habitual drunkard or wastrel.
(initial capital letter) British. a Methodist minister who travels a circuit among congregations.
rounders, (used with a singular verb) a game somewhat resembling baseball, played in England.
Informal. a boxing match of a specified number of rounds: used in combination: a 15-rounder.

Origin of rounder

First recorded in 1615–25; round1 + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for rounders (1 of 2)

/ (ˈraʊndəz) /


(functioning as singular) British a ball game in which players run between posts after hitting the ball, scoring a 'rounder' if they run round all four before the ball is retrieved

British Dictionary definitions for rounders (2 of 2)

/ (ˈraʊndə) /


a run round all four bases after one hit in rounders
a tool or machine for rounding edges or surfaces
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