Definition of rotund:
reverberant, gross, large, lardy, vibrant, fat, resonant, heavy, tumid, reverberating, turgid, sonorous, ringing, plumpish, rounded, podgy, big, grievous, tubby, pear-shaped, reverberative, round, declamatory, weighty, corpulent, ample, overweight, circular, cogent, buxom, grave, blubbery, zaftig, golden, mellow, resounding, loud, orotund, telling, obese, plangent, replete, roly-poly, bombastic, full.
- "Under the Skylights", Henry Blake Fuller.
From this encampment I can only liken Mount Olga to several enormous rotund or rather elliptical shapes of rouge mange, which had been placed beside one another by some extraordinary freak or convulsion of Nature.- "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
As soon as the curtain had thus dropped which had divided him from the Emperor's representative and his companion, he bowed to the former as low as the rotund dimensions of his person would allow; but his hasty arrival, the effort of strength he had made, and his astonishment at the appearance of the most powerful personage in the Nile Province in the building entrusted to his care, so utterly took away his breath- of which he at all times was but " scant"- that he was unable even to stammer out a suitable greeting.- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.