Having the shoulders bent forward so that the back is rounded: a thin, round-shouldered man
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- 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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