Definitions

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  • adj. Having a round head or top.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a round head or top.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a round head or top: as, a round-headed nail or rivet.
  • Hence, having the hair of the head cut short; close-cropped; specifically, belonging or pertaining to the Roundheads or Parliamentarians.
  • In architecture, topped with a semicircular arch, as a window or doorway.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a brachycephalic head

Etymologies

round +‎ headed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A pop song about a roundheaded kid in a pointy-headed village and his trusty dog.

    Readers recommend: songs with famous last words

  • Not sure how I did that, except maybe that I mistakenly remembered everyone being as roundheaded as him.

    A question about comics

  • Then I thought I had to do with the son of an old roundheaded rebel, and the nephew of a sordid presbyterian laird; now I know your points better, and there is that about you which I respect in an enemy as much as I like in a friend.

    Old Mortality

  • It was easy to see that there were a few roundheaded troopers amongst them, the true spawn of the old Covenant.

    Old Mortality

  • They did not extend themselves in any one direction; they were not occupied with any single idea; they became simply roundheaded.

    Shallow Soil

  • He was a handsome, roundheaded boy with a wary gaze.

    Dreams From My Father

  • Behind them, the brown earth dipped into a smoldering dump where a pair of roundheaded tots frantically chased a scrawny black hen.

    Dreams From My Father

  • The landscape was dominated by the massive church, with its roundheaded arches and small, deep windows, just as the village was dominated by the monastery.

    The Pillars of the Earth

  • Yet most dwellers remained what then - forebears must always have been, strongly built, roundheaded, dark of hair but fair of skin.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • Above each arch is a small roundheaded deeply-recessed window within a corniced arch resting on colonnettes.

    The South of France—East Half

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