rounder


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round·er

 (roun′dər)
n.
1. One that rounds, especially a tool for rounding corners and edges.
2. One, such as a security guard, who makes rounds.
3. A dissolute person.
4. Sports
a. A boxing match that goes on for a specified number of rounds. Often used in combination: a five-rounder.
b. rounders(used with a sing. verb) An English ball game similar to baseball.

rounder

(ˈraʊndə)
n
1. (Ball Games, other than specified) a run round all four bases after one hit in rounders
2. (Tools) a tool or machine for rounding edges or surfaces

round•er

(ˈraʊn dər)

n.
1. a person or thing that rounds something.
2. a person who makes a round.
3. a habitual drunkard or wastrel.
4. rounders, (used with a sing. v.) a game somewhat resembling baseball, played in England.
5. a boxing match of a specified number of rounds (used in combination): a 15-rounder.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rounder - a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
adulterer, fornicator - someone who commits adultery or fornication
bad person - a person who does harm to others
gigolo - a man who has sex with and is supported by a woman
profligate, rake, rakehell, rip, roue, blood - a dissolute man in fashionable society
ladies' man, lady killer, seducer - a man who takes advantage of women
swinger, tramp - a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
debaucher, ravisher, violator - someone who assaults others sexually
philanderer, womaniser, womanizer - a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
2.rounder - a tool for rounding corners or edges
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
Translations

rounder

n (Brit Sport) to score a roundereinen Lauf machen
References in classic literature ?
His round eyes grew rounder still, and his brow puckered in dismay as he saw that she was angry.
A day or two afterward found the active and judicious editor examining, with blue eyes that seemed to grow rounder and rounder, the second instalment of Mr Finn's tale of mysteries in high life.
She said afterwards that she had never seen in all her life such a face as the King made, when he found himself held in the air by an invisible hand, and being dusted: he was far too much astonished to cry out, but his eyes and his mouth went on getting larger and larger, and rounder and rounder, till her hand shook so with laughing that she nearly let him drop upon the floor.
His hair was bound round, workman fashion, with a wisp of lime-tree bast, and his round face seemed rounder and pleasanter than ever.
Dickon's curious blue eyes grew rounder and rounder.
She found herself taking pride in Rebecca's improved appearance, her rounder throat and cheeks, and her better color; she was wont to mention the length of Rebecca's hair and add a word as to its remarkable evenness and lustre, at times when Mrs.
She is much a woman--elle est bien femme, as they say here; simpler, softer, rounder, richer than the young girls I spoke of just now.
Make-believe was so real to him that during a meal of it you could see him getting rounder.
Above the clustering gasometers three unfamiliar shapes appeared, thin, wallowing bladders that flapped and rolled about, and grew bigger and bigger and rounder and rounder--balloons in course of inflation for the South of England Aero Club's Saturday-afternoon ascent.
The firm tower, that is Ahab; the volcano, that is Ahab; the courageous, the undaunted, and victorious fowl, that, too, is Ahab; all are Ahab; and this round gold is but the image of the rounder globe, which, like a magician's glass, to each and every man in turn but mirrors back his own mysterious self.
The old gold and silver coins of the country were of ancient and unknown origin, as a rule, but some of them were Roman; they were ill-shapen, and seldom rounder than a moon that is a week past the full; they were hammered, not minted, and they were so worn with use that the devices upon them were as illegible as blisters, and looked like them.
Her lines were rounder, her muscles fuller, and there was about her that indefinite something of maturity that was new to her and that incited me on.