What does the word rotund mean?

Usage examples for rotund

  1. Some also with the face of Rome, and some with the face of the field labourer; some, gaunt and stern; some, jolly and rotund; well, just like any gathering of clergy, of any creed, you can see any day, in any country of Europe. – Leonie of the Jungle by Joan Conquest
  2. Here at least was the real thing, though the appointments of the inn were in no sense picturesque, and the landlord, instead of being a rotund, red- faced person, was a tall, thin reed of a man with a white beard who, in spite of his eighty odd years, is about as lively a proposition as one will find in the business in England. – The Automobilist Abroad by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield