Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a round face: as, the round-faced macaque, Macacus cyclopis.

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  • adj. having a round face

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Examples

  • But the round-faced, bespectacled author, who graduated from medical school and has worked as a business strategist for the consulting firm Ernst & Young, says he is not like the wise old grandmother who sits under a banyan tree telling stories.

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  • She was a short, round-faced stout woman of forty-seven with rolling-pin arms and thick-fingered hands.

    Olivia

  • A slight man, round-faced with pale blue eyes, he has the usual jutting lower lip and chin of the blighted Hapsburgs.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • Behind the altar stood a round-faced man dressed in the robes of a Gauntlet Knight, though Toryn instinctively knew the man was a fake.

    The Gauntlet Thrown Chapter Thirty Six

  • His round-faced geniality went out like the flame of a snuffed candle.

    A LITTLE ACCOUNTWITH SWITHIN HALL

  • Swithin Hall was a fat, round-faced man, with a laughing lip and laughter-wrinkles in the corners of his eyes.

    A LITTLE ACCOUNTWITH SWITHIN HALL

  • The round-faced Kim Jong Un - unsmiling with his hair combed straight back - was one of the officials named and was sitting in the front row near his father with a military officer between them.

    N. Korea Media Prints Photos Of Likely Heir

  • He's on the short side, round-faced, in his fifties, his brown ponytail's going gray.

    Lance Mannion:

  • He is a slight, round-faced, mannered man, given to theatrical gestures.

    Exit the Actress

  • LOVELL was a short, round-faced, and unpretentious man, orphaned since childhood, who was fifty-two when Donovan hired him in early 1942.

    Wild Bill Donovan

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