Definition of roundhouse
1 archaic : lockup
2 : a circular building for housing and repairing locomotives
3 : a blow delivered with a wide swing
Recent Examples of roundhouse from the Web
Inside the ring, Devi has racked up victories using a head-caving roundhouse kick.
NEW YORK – Christian Arroyo stomped into second base, let out a lung-scraping shout and threw a roundhouse punch after hitting a three-run double in the ninth inning Wednesday afternoon.
Logano claims Busch missed a big roundhouse punch and Busch suffered a cut under his right eye after being pulled away by pit crew members and NASCAR staff.
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Definition of roundhouse for Students
: a circular building where locomotives are kept or repaired
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