Examples of rotund in a Sentence
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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Someone took a photo of a rotund, white-bearded man in a baseball cap who bore a resemblance to the King.
Less ugly than the Juke, less anonymous than the Mokka, less rotund than the Captur; the C-HR manages in my eyes to successfully combine the looks of a coupe, an off-roader, and a five-door family hatch.
Simple in personality and spirit, Rusinek’s rotund Man Friday is good-naturedly chipper, deeply loyal to masters Quixote and Cervantes.
The role of Sancho Panza is often played as a rotund sidekick who offers an everyman's down-to-earth perspective.
Of course, anyone of the animated feature film's target audience who has read one of the 70 million books sold around the world featuring the rotund hero and the elementary students who created him know that already.
Of course, anyone of the animated feature film’s target audience who has read one of the 70 million books sold around the world featuring the rotund hero and the elementary students who created him know that already.
The broiled stuffed imperial shrimp was a fine baked dish with three rotund shrimp draped with a generous mound of crab imperial.
What's more, the rotund marine mammals seem to be experiencing a baby boom.
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Synonymsblubbery, chubby, corpulent, fleshy, full, gross, lardy, obese, overweight, plump, podgy [chiefly British], portly, pudgy, replete, roly-poly, fat, round, tubby
Antonymslean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin
Related Wordsbeefy, bulky, chunky, heavy, heavyset, plumpish, stocky, stout, thick, thickset, weighty; brawny, burly, hefty, husky; dumpy, squat, stubby; hippy, paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft; ample, buxom, corn-fed, ripe, zaftig (also zoftig); endomorphic
Near Antonymsangular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy; cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted; puny, scraggy, scrawny, slight; rangy, reedy, spindling, spindly, stringy, svelte, sylphlike, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy; ectomorphic; anorexic
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