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rotund

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of rotund

  1. 1 having an excess of body fat a rotund little man who, predictably, was asked to play Santa every year Synonyms of rotund blubbery, chubby, corpulent, fleshy, full, gross, lardy, obese, overweight, plump, podgy [chiefly British], portly, pudgy, replete, roly-poly, fat, round, tubbyWords Related to rotund beefy, bulky, chunky, heavy, heavyset, plumpish, stocky, stout, thick, thickset, weighty; brawny, burly, hefty, husky; dumpy, squat, stubby; hippy, paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft; ample, buxom, corn-fed, ripe, zaftig (also zoftig); endomorphicNear Antonyms of rotund angular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy; cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted; puny, scraggy, scrawny, slight; rangy, reedy, spindling, spindly, stringy, svelte, sylphlike, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy; ectomorphic; anorexicAntonyms of rotund lean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin

  2. 2 marked by conspicuously full and rich sounds or tones the actor's distinct baritone and his clear and rotund elocution are especially effective in dramatic readings Synonyms of rotund golden, orotund, plangent, resounding, reverberant, reverberating, reverberative, ringing, resonant, round, sonorous, vibrantWords Related to rotund deep, full, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, plummy, rich; loud, powerful, stentorian, thundering, thunderousNear Antonyms of rotund cavernous, hollow; faint, low, murmurous, muted, smothered, soft, weak; thin, tinny



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