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See definition of rotund on Dictionary.com
  • adj.fat
  • adj.sonorous

synonyms for rotund

  • beefy
  • big
  • broad
  • burly
  • chunky
  • dumpy
  • elephantine
  • fleshy
  • heavy
  • heavyset
  • hefty
  • husky
  • obese
  • overweight
  • plump
  • plumpish
  • portly
  • pudgy
  • roly-poly
  • round
  • solid
  • stout
  • tubby
  • weighty
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How to use rotund in a sentence

She stood looking at him as he danced around the bag, busily punching its rotund sides.
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A little beyond these three hippopotami floated in the water, only the upper parts of their heads and rotund bodies being visible.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Wrecked freighters from Saturn or Earth floated beside rotund grain-boats from Jupiter.
THE SARGASSO OF SPACEEDMOND HAMILTON
A little rotund individual, smiling, lets me know that he has seen a number of my pictures.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
There is a rotund, porpoise-shaped globular gentleman known of these parts as 'Bim the Button Man.'
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
Rusty was humble as ever, but there was an expectant look in his rotund face.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
He had a rotund, jovial countenance, which even his smoked glasses could not plunge into gloom.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
I always looked upon the fair, rotund woman as the typical German face.
MYSTERIOUS MR. SABINE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
We may now let the reverend gentleman tell his tale in his own quaint and rotund phraseology.
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGYST. JOHN D. (ST. JOHN DRELINCOURT) SEYMOUR
At a big station a few miles back two men in the uniform of officers boarded the car, one of them burly, rotund, and sallow.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
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WORDS RELATED TO ROTUND

  • ample
  • bearish
  • big
  • butterball
  • buxom
  • chunky
  • fatty
  • flabby
  • fleshy
  • full-figured
  • hefty
  • husky
  • pleasingly plump
  • plump
  • plumpish
  • podgy
  • portly
  • pudgy
  • roly-poly
  • rotund
  • round
  • stout
  • tubby
  • zaftig
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