unround


1un·round

verb \ˌən-ˈrand\

Definition of UNROUND

transitive verb
1
:  to pronounce (a sound) without lip rounding or with decreased lip rounding
2
:  to spread (the lips) laterally <necessary to unround the lips in pronouncing \ē\>

First Known Use of UNROUND

1874

2unround

adjective

Definition of UNROUND

:  pronounced with the lips not rounded

First Known Use of UNROUND

1958

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