Synonyms of rotund in English:



  • 1 a small, rotund man in his late thirties
    plump, chubby, fat, stout, roly-poly, fattish, portly, dumpy, chunky, broad in the beam, overweight, heavy, pot-bellied, beer-bellied, paunchy, Falstaffian; buxom, well upholstered, well covered, well padded, of ample proportions, ample, round, rounded, well rounded, full; flabby, fleshy, bulky, corpulent, obese
    British informal podgy, fubsy
    North American informal zaftig, corn-fed, lard-assed
    archaic pursy
    [Antonyms] thin slender skinny
  • 2 huge stoves bearing rotund cauldrons
    round, bulbous, spherical
    rare rotundate, spheral, spheric, spherular, orbicular
  • 3 his splendidly rotund tone
    sonorous, full-toned, full-bodied, round, rich, deep, mellow, resonant, reverberant; magniloquent, grandiloquent, orotund
    [Antonyms] thin reedy
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