MEANING: noun: A drunkard, idler, or self-indulgent person.

ETYMOLOGY: Apparently referring to one who makes rounds of bars or downs many rounds of drinks. From Latin rotundus (round), from rota (wheel). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ret- (to run or to roll), which also gave us rodeo, rotunda, rotate, rotary, roulette, orotund, rondeau, and rotund. Earliest documented use: 1854.

AROUNDER - one who doesn't want to go over, under, or through

PRO-UNDER - someone who always roots for the competitor expected to lose

GRO-UNDER - an agriculturalist specializing in root crops