Definition of round-shouldered in English:

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round-shouldered

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adjective

Having the shoulders bent forward so that the back is rounded: a round-shouldered slouch
More example sentences
  • Some studies have shown that a consistently round-shouldered posture may cause a shortening in one of the shoulder ligaments (the band of tissue that connects the bones).
  • She was round, round-bellied, round-shouldered, round-hipped, and always smiling, always jolly.
  • The round-shouldered promoter spent the morning wandering about looking lugubrious.

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Syllabification: round-shoul·dered

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