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roundheaded

[round-hed-id] /ˈraʊndˈhɛd ɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a person) possessing a round head; brachycephalic.
2.
rounded or spherical at the head, as a screw.
3.
shaped like a semicircle at the top, as a window.
4.
(usually initial capital letter) of or pertaining to the Roundheads.
5.
(usually initial capital letter) puritanical (def 2).
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; round1 + headed
Related forms
roundheadedness, noun
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Examples from the web for roundheaded
  • roundheaded borer grubs have cylindrical tapering bodies and can be one inch or more long when fully grown.
  • The original section of the house still retains some of the roundheaded shingles that were used on the exterior.

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