well-rounded [wel-roun-did] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- having desirably varied abilities or attainments.
- desirably varied: a well-rounded curriculum.
- fully developed; well-balanced.
Origin of well-rounded First recorded in 1870–75 Related Words for well-rounded excellent, versatile, all-around, all-round, curvaceous, shapely, voluptuous, well-built, well-shaped Examples from the Web for well-rounded Contemporary Examples of well-rounded
“In my opinion, Topanga was one of the most well-rounded, well-written characters on TV,” she says.
September 11, 2014
It does seem like television is the medium for very rich, well-rounded female characters—as opposed to film.
September 3, 2014
What does, is that you do it, and that it helps to make a better, well-rounded you.
July 21, 2014
Solomon interviewed 300 families to present a well-rounded perspective on the complex variety of combinations that can occur.
The Daily Beast
December 11, 2012
The worst-kept secret of college admissions is that colleges are looking for the well-rounded class, not the well-rounded kid.
September 26, 2012
Historical Examples of well-rounded
Her figure was well-rounded, plump, and what the French call nette.
Cabbage, crisp and firm, with a well-rounded and compact head.
Our instructions call for finding a person with a well-rounded education.
Lloyd Neil Goble
Her form had filled out until it was admirably plump and well-rounded.
There is persuasiveness in a well-rounded muscular development.
Thomas D. Whittles
British Dictionary definitions for well-rounded well-rounded adjective (well rounded when postpositive)
- rounded in shape or well developeda well-rounded figure
- full, varied, and satisfyinga well-rounded life
- well planned and balanceda well-rounded programme
Word Origin and History for well-rounded adj.