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

Definition of rounded

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

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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.
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The interface has also been given updates like rounded corners and a refreshed status bar, though outside of the new dashboard screen, the grid of app icons remains the same. Dan Seifert, The Verge, "iOS 13’s best upgrade is in your car," 24 June 2019 For example, the joke is never at Ernesto's expense, and he's drawn as a fully-rounded character (Patiño is terrific, slyly underplaying the role). Randy Cordova, azcentral, "In 'Papi Chulo,' a lonely weatherman and a day laborer form a delightful friendship," 10 June 2019 That gave us a 54-inch by 70-inch rack of steel tubing, rectangular with rounded corners, the top railing held up by four-inch-tall balusters. Kevin Dupzyk, Popular Mechanics, "How I Learned To Build With Metal," 24 May 2019 The first glass tastes of the anise that floats on top, the next, poured 15 or 20 minutes later, is more lemony, with hints of blueberry, the last one is more grapefruit, and a more rounded, completely infused drink. Polly Campbell,, "Meet the super-fancy cocktails at this new bar in Walnut Hills," 20 June 2019 With a rounded heel that’s not too low or high, these sandals can really do no wrong. Dominique Hobdy, Essence, "These Fierce $80 Snake Print Heels Are My New Go-To," 20 June 2019 Rainbow Batman, Zebra Batman, and Negative Batman are all included alongside the classic Silver Age Batman for this well-rounded and colorful set. Caroline Tew,, "See the best special edition toys coming to San Diego Comic-Con," 19 June 2019 Much like one of his primary mentors, tenor sax master George Coleman, the 50-year-old New Yorker combines extraordinary fluency at every tempo with a clear, rounded tone and an expansive harmonic palette. Andrew Gilbert, The Mercury News, "Sax man Eric Alexander brings his gorgeous tones to SF Bay Area shows," 18 June 2019 Soft jackets had new rounded lapel that contrasted with the angular vest. Washington Post, "Fendi, Armani close Milan Fashion Week in fresh venues," 17 June 2019

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First Known Use of rounded

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of rounded was in the 15th century

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English Language Learners Definition of rounded

: having a round or curving shape
: fully developed

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