Rotund - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊˈtʌnd|  American pronunciation of the word rotund
Brit.  |rə(ʊ)ˈtʌnd|  British pronunciation of the word rotund

adjective

- spherical in shape
- (of sounds) full and rich(syn: orotund, pear-shaped, round)

orotund tones
the rotund and reverberating phrase

- excessively fat (syn: corpulent, obese, weighty)

Examples

...a rotund little man who, predictably, was asked to play Santa every year...

...the actor's distinct baritone and his clear and rotund elocution are especially effective in dramatic readings...

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