Orotund - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːrətʌnd|  American pronunciation of the word orotund
Brit.  |ˈɒrə(ʊ)tʌnd|  British pronunciation of the word orotund

adjective

- ostentatiously lofty in style (syn: bombastic, declamatory, large, tumid, turgid)
- (of sounds) full and rich(syn: pear-shaped, rotund, round)

orotund tones

Examples

...the tenor's orotund voice was just what this soaring aria needs...

...a master of the orotund prose that is favored by academic journals of literary criticism...

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