from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Somewhat round.

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  • adj. Somewhat round.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Somewhat round.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Somewhat round; nearly round; inclining to roundness: as, a roundish seed or leaf.

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

  • adj. somewhat round in appearance or form


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  • Mine are always kind of roundish; no matter how hard I clip and trim and poke.

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  • The short "roundish" legs finished, they had still to make the head.

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  • Any doctor who agreed to put eight embryos in the uterus of a woman – any woman, much less one with a proven history of successful pregnancy – should have his license taken away and maybe be hung up by his toes, or some other small, roundish, dangly bit.

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  • Please continue ... the Flat Earth society still exists today (no kidding), with staggering opposition to evidence that our Earth is, indeed, roundish.

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  • One puzzling inaccuracy pervades the prints in this show, including those by the usually reliable Sadahide: While the Caucasian men are depicted sporting racial markers like facial hair, roundish eyes and broad gestures, the women invariably have Asian features.

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  • Simply hold two large roundish stones in each hand and think of how competent and comfortable you feel.

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  • I feel nothing; the nothingness I feel is complete, roundish, and heavy, not entirely shapeless.

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  • Once upon a time, before our rocky, roundish moon became tidally locked, tidal bulges also swept continually across its surface, tracking the shifting position and pull of Earth.

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  • Very busy fleas running around a highly volatile rock perhaps, but still tiny mites clinging to a roundish boulder hurtling through space at fantastic speeds trying to hold on and not poop our pants.

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  • The company already was selling Dipsy Doodles rippled corn chips, which were made with a machine that spit them out under pressure through a nozzle shaped like the letter W. "He applied a similar concept for the Cheez Doodles," adapting the machine to extrude liquefied cornmeal into a "more roundish, pinhole shape," said his son Robbie Yohai.

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