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round British & World English

Shaped like a circle or cylinder

cast about British & World English

Search far and wide (physically or mentally)

hang around British & World English

Loiter; wait around

all round British & World English

In all respects

all-round British & World English

Having a great many abilities or uses; versatile

round on British & World English

Make a sudden verbal attack on

round-arm British & World English

(Of bowling) performed with an outward horizontal swing of the arm

round-up British & World English

A systematic gathering together of people or things

top round British & World English

A cut of meat taken from an inner section of a round of beef

get round British & World English

Coax or persuade (someone) to do or allow something that they initially do not want to

go round British & World English

Spin; revolve

baton round British & World English

A large rubber or plastic projectile shot from a special gun and used especially in riot control

paper round British & World English

A job of regularly delivering newspapers

pull round British & World English

Recover from an illness

round about British & World English

On all sides or in all directions

round dance British & World English

A folk dance in which the dancers form one large circle

round game British & World English

A game, typically a card game, for more than two players in which each player plays as an individual, not as part of a team

round goby British & World English

A Eurasian freshwater goby that threatens native species of fish in the Great Lakes and Mississippi basin

round hand British & World English

A style of handwriting in which the letters have clear rounded shapes

round-nose British & World English

(Of a tool) having the end rounded, so as to produce a rounded cut or surface or to prevent accidents or damage

round robin British & World English

A tournament in which each competitor plays in turn against every other

Round Rock British & World English

A city in central Texas, north of Austin; population 104,446 (est. 2008)

round shot British & World English

Ammunition in the form of cast-iron or steel spherical balls for firing from cannon

Round Table British & World English

The table at which King Arthur and his knights sat so that none should have precedence

round trip British & World English

A journey to one or more places and back again, especially by a route that does not cover the same ground twice

round turn British & World English

A complete turn of a rope around another rope or an anchoring point

come round British & World English

Recover consciousness

ward round British & World English

Visits paid by a doctor in a hospital to each of the patients in their care or in a particular ward or wards

whip-round British & World English

A collection of contributions of money from a group of people for a particular purpose

year-round British & World English

Happening or continuing throughout the year

half-round British & World English

Semicircular in cross section

milk round British & World English

A regular milk delivery along a fixed route

bottom round British & World English

A steak or other cut from the outer part of a round of beef

round bracket British & World English

Either of a pair of brackets in the form ( )

round window British & World English

Informal term for fenestra rotunda (see fenestra).

go the round British & World English

(Of a story or joke) be passed on from person to person

in the round British & World English

(Of sculpture) standing free with all sides shown, rather than carved in relief against a ground

get round to British & World English

Deal with (a task) in due course

round-shouldered British & World English

Having the shoulders bent forward so that the back is rounded

merry-go-round British & World English

A revolving machine with model horses or cars on which people ride for amusement

round on in round British & World English

Make a sudden verbal attack on

show someone round British & World English

Point out interesting features in a place or building to someone

round the clock British & World English

All day and all night

talk someone round British & World English

Bring someone to a particular point of view by talking

round the twist British & World English

Out of one’s mind; crazy

round the wicket British & World English

(Referring to which side of the wicket a bowler runs when bowling) to the right of the wicket if a right-handed bowler and the left of the wicket if a left-handed bowler

cast about in cast1 British & World English

Search far and wide (physically or mentally)


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