in a round manner.
vigorously or briskly.
outspokenly, severely, or unsparingly.
completely or fully.
in round numbers or in a vague or general way.
frankly, bluntly, or thoroughly: to be roundly criticized
in a round manner or so as to be round
adjective, rounder, roundest. 1. having a flat, circular surface, as a disk. 2. ring-shaped, as a hoop. 3. curved like part of a circle, as an outline. 4. having a circular cross section, as a cylinder; cylindrical. 5. spherical or globular, as a ball. 6. shaped more or less like a part of a sphere; […]
adjective 1. of or relating to the act or process of rounding. noun 2. an act or instance of rounding off decimal or fractional figures.
- Round on
verb 1. (intransitive, preposition) to attack or reply to (someone) with sudden irritation or anger Turn on, assail, especially verbally. For example, They all rounded on Jake for not upholding the party line. [ Mid-1800s ]
- Round peg in a square hole
see: square peg in a round hole