roundish


roundish

roundish [roun-dish] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. somewhat round: a roundish man; roundish furniture.

Origin of roundish First recorded in 1535–45; round1 + -ish1 Related formsround·ish·ness, noun Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for roundish Historical Examples of roundish

  • Be easy on that score; a roundish sum, it is true, but not too exorbitant.

    Ten Years Later

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • The fruit is of a roundish oval shape, and is of a dark-purple colour.

    Fruits of Queensland

    Albert Benson

  • Shell spherical, with large circular or roundish pores of different size, three to six times as broad as the bars.

    Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, First Part: Porulosa (Spumellaria and Acantharia)

    Ernst Haeckel

  • Pores of the tubes and of the shell small, roundish, irregular in size and distribution, about as broad as the bars.

    Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, First Part: Porulosa (Spumellaria and Acantharia)

    Ernst Haeckel

  • Shell roundish or subspherical, with numerous small circular or roundish pores, about twice as broad as the bars.

    Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, First Part: Porulosa (Spumellaria and Acantharia)

    Ernst Haeckel

  • British Dictionary definitions for roundish roundish adjective

    1. somewhat round

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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