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1. Having an outward-curving front: a bowfront bureau.
2. Designed or constructed with a bow window in front: a bowfront house.
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having a front that curves outwards
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having a horizontally convex front, as a piece of furniture.
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Adj.1.bowfront - having an outward curving front; "a bowfront dresser"; "a bowfront house"
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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