Definition of Rounder

1. Noun. A dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained.




2. Noun. A tool for rounding corners or edges.
Generic synonyms: Tool
Derivative terms: Round

Definition of Rounder

1. n. One who rounds; one who comes about frequently or regularly.

Definition of Rounder

1. Adjective. (comparative of round) ¹

2. Noun. A Methodist preacher traveling a circuit, also referred to as a circuit rider. ¹

3. Noun. A railroad man who worked at a roundhouse, operating the turntable. ¹

4. Noun. A person who earns a living by playing cards. ¹

5. Noun. A person who makes the rounds of bars, saloons, and similar establishments; figuratively, a debaucher or roué ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rounder

1. a tool for rounding [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rounder

roundball
rounded down
rounded off
rounded out
rounded up
rounded vowel
rounded vowels
roundedness
roundednesses
roundel
roundelay
roundelays
roundels
rounder (current term)
rounders
roundest
roundfish
roundfishes
roundheaded
roundheadedness
roundheel
roundheels
roundhouse
roundhouse kick
roundhouse kicks
roundhoused
roundhouses
roundhousing

Literary usage of Rounder

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1. Types from City Streets by Hutchins Hapgood (1910)
"THE rounder THE tough, the thief, and the Tammany man have, ... The rounder in New York is merely a hardened specimen of the man-about-town anywhere. ..."

2. Camera (1907)
"All operators know (or should know) that every subject has one side of the face that is rounder or fuller than the other. Many operators, to fill out the ..."

3. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1858)
"... form of it might be confounded with some varieties of lichen ; but the smaller, rounder, firmer, ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"... which are beyond our province. made of lignum-vitte, 6 to 7 inches in diameter, turned more or less oval, with one side a little rounder than the other. ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"... person shall be employed to enter or bo promoted in either of the said classes now existing, or that may be arranged he rounder pursuant to said rules, ..."

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