What is another word for rotund?

386 synonyms found


[ ɹə͡ʊtˈʌnd], [ ɹə‍ʊtˈʌnd], [ ɹ_əʊ_t_ˈʌ_n_d]

Synonyms for Rotund:

How to use "Rotund" in context?

The word "rotund" is derived from the Latin word "rutunda," meaning something round or resembling a round object. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a rotund as "a round or nearly round body; hence, a fig or similar fruit, a ball of yarn, a mass of earth, etc." Today, the word is most commonly used to describe things like fruits or balls that are round and relatively large in size. Some example words that are typically considered to be of a rotund shape include the apple, grape, and pear.

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