Definition of round the bendor chiefly British, informal
- The pressure of his job nearly drove him round the bend.
- If you ask me, she's completely round the bend.
: having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center
: approximately round
: something (such as a circle, globe, or ring) that is round
: a knot of people
: a circle of things
: to make round
: to make (the lips) round and protruded (as in the pronunciation of \ü\)
: to pronounce with lip rounding : labialize
: all during : throughout
: to speak to in a whisper
: to constrain or strain to tension by curving
: to turn or force from straight or even to curved or angular
: to force from a proper shape
: the act or process of bending : the state of being bent
: something that is bent: such as
: a curved part of a path (as of a stream or road)
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