Synonyms of rotund
1 plumpDictionary • A rotund gentleman appeared.
plump • Maria was small and plump with a mass of curly hair.
heavy • He was short and heavy.
fat • I can eat what I like without getting fat.
stout • exercises ideal for stout women of maturer years
chubby • He used to tease me about being too chubby.
obese • Obese people tend to have higher blood pressure than lean ones.
fleshy • He was well-built, but too fleshy.
tubby • He looks tubby and in need of some exercise.
portly • a portly middle-aged man
roly-poly • a short roly-poly man
podgy • a blond, slightly podgy youngster
corpulent • His rather corpulent figure betrayed his self-indulgent lifestyle.
2 pompousDictionary • writing rotund passages of purple prose
pompous • She winced at his pompous phraseology.
grandiloquent • She attacked her colleagues for indulging in 'grandiloquent' language.
magniloquent • He waxed magniloquent on the cultivation of turnips.
3 roundDictionary • rotund towers, moats and drawbridges
round • the round church known as The New Temple
spherical • purple and gold spherical earrings
bulbous • his bulbous purple nose
globular • The globular seed capsule contains numerous small seeds.
4 sonorousDictionary • the wonderfully rotund tones of the presenter
sonorous • 'Doctor McKee?' the man called in an even, sonorous voice.
deep • His voice was deep and mellow.
rich • He spoke in that deep rich voice which made them all swoon.
mellow • the mellow colours of autumn
resonant • He responded with a resonant laugh.
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bulbousSomething that is bulbous is round and fat in a rather ugly way.
• his bulbous purple nose
chubbyA chubby person is rather fat.
• He used to tease me about being too chubby.
corpulentIf you describe someone as corpulent, you mean they are fat.
• His rather corpulent figure betrayed his self-indulgent lifestyle.
Thesaurus for rotund from the Collins English Thesaurus