rounded

adjective
round·​ed | \ ˈrau̇n-dəd How to pronounce rounded (audio) \

Definition of rounded

1 : made round : flowing rather than jagged or angular
2 : fully developed

Other Words from rounded

roundedness noun

Examples of rounded in a Sentence

a countertop with rounded corners a wine with a rounded character The novel gives a rounded picture of life as an illegal immigrant in the U.S.
Recent Examples on the Web The all-white walls crisply contrast the sofa's rich color and rounded edges. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Aug. 2022 The eyebrows were more rounded and the lips less full. The Salt Lake Tribune, 21 July 2022 Poison sumac is a tall shrub that has usually seven to 13 leaflets on one stem and the leaves tend to have more rounded edges. Rachel Nall, Msn, SELF, 15 July 2022 Amazon has dialed in its digital signal processing and sound quality over the previous three Echos, and the rounded edges here help fidelity. Scott Gilbertson, Wired, 13 July 2022 Externally, there are few differences between Montgomery County’s new electric buses and its existing diesel fleet, aside from their rounded edges and slightly smaller frame. Gaya Gupta, Washington Post, 9 July 2022 The nine-step routine is pretty well rounded: It's made up of a cleanser, toner, exfoliator, hyaluronic acid serum, vitamin C8 serum, face cream, eye cream, oil drops, and night oil. Katie Intner, Harper's BAZAAR, 23 June 2022 The silicone seal helps keep air out, which is ideal for storing pasta, flour and other dry goods while the rounded edges allow for easy pouring. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 16 June 2022 One South First, developed by Two Trees, is a winner based on being just as well rounded. Jeffrey Steele, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of rounded

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

14 Aug 2022

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“Rounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rounded. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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