Definition of rounder
1 rounders plural in form but singular in construction : a game of English origin that is played with ball and bat and that somewhat resembles baseball
2 : a dissolute person : wastrel
3 : one that rounds by hand or by machine
4 : a boxing match lasting a specified number of rounds —usually used in combination a 10-rounder
Recent Examples of rounder from the Web
Estimated to measure more than 25,000 miles across in the 1800s, the storm has contracted into a rounder, more orange blotch spanning just 10,140 miles across as of this April.
Boston also has Brooklyn’s first-round pick in 2018, its own first rounder in 2018 and several protected first-round picks over the next two drafts.
There were uncomfirmed reports that 12th-rounder Je’Von Ward, a prep outfielder, also had reached agreement.
Second-rounders Ike Anigbogu and Edmond Sumner are not participating.
First-rounders Josh Jackson of Kansas and Texas’ Jarrett Allen joined four selected in the second round: Kansas’ Frank Mason, Kansas State’s Wesley Iwundu, Oklahoma State’s Jawun Evans and Iowa State’s Monte Morris.
The belly is rounder and the arms and wrists are, er, fuller.
Big Ten rivals OG Anunoby of Indiana and Caleb Swanigan of Purdue were among the first-rounders selected in Thursday night's NBA Draft.
The guy who was considered a second-rounder in April, has moved up the draft boards.
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First Known Use of rounder
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Definition of rounder for English Language Learners
: a boxing match lasting a specified number of rounds
rounders : a game that is played with a ball and bat and that is like baseball
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