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English adjective: orotund

1. orotund ostentatiously lofty in style


SamplesA man given to large talk.
Tumid political prose.


Synonymsbombastic, declamatory, large, tumid, turgid


Similarrhetorical


Antonymsunrhetorical

2. orotund (of sounds) full and rich


SamplesOrotund tones.
The rotund and reverberating phrase.
Pear-shaped vowels.


Synonymspear-shaped, rotund, round


Similarfull


Antonymsthin









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