Definition of well rounded in English:

well rounded

Line breaks: well round¦ed

adjective

  • 1(Of a person) plump or curvaceous: he was dancing with a well-rounded blonde
    More example sentences
    • Yet the whole point of citing Monroe was that she had a well-rounded figure, demonstrating that it's not only OK but sexy to be big in hips or tummy.
    • Girls, boys, old people - even the famously well-rounded female population of Fiji is falling victim to fat fears.
  • 2(Of a person) having a personality that is fully developed in all aspects: the ability to master a variety of skills is important to any well-rounded person
    More example sentences
    • It was important not to concentrate wholly on the academic but to develop well-rounded people, while the academic aspects were also very important.
    • However, there is a determined emphasis on developing well-rounded individuals.
    • ‘The school enables children to develop as mature, well-rounded individuals with respect and care for others,’ inspectors concluded.
  • 3(Of a phrase or sentence) carefully composed and balanced: he spoke in pompous, well-rounded phrases

More definitions of well rounded

Definition of well rounded in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: məˈlôrd
noun
used to address an English nobleman