Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In boxing, given with a horizontal swing of the arm.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • SHE WAS a Tewana of the Tehuantepec Isthmus, a primal woman, round-armed, deep-breasted, shapely as the dream on which Canova modeled

    The Spinner's Book of Fiction

  • He spent all his time, save that required for meals and the shortest necessary sleep, in a round-armed wooden chair in the wireless station of the Atlas Building.

    The Sign at Six

  • New Years, now become old, or a round-armed daughter, who would wish to have him neat, were it only out of self-respect and for the ploughman sweetheart when he looks round at night.

    Essays of Travel

  • Errr, no, England's batsmen should have their steel-enforced toecaps at the ready to combat some round-armed yorkers, as Lasith 'the slinger' Malinga has also taken seven for 127 in the tournament.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It's not illegal, but Malinga seems to be bowling even more round-armed than he did before his injury.

    Cricket365

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.