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round-shouldered

denoting a faulty posture characterized by drooping shoulders and a slight forward bending of the back
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Once again, the cod-comedian plays a round-shouldered, schlubby everyman who, this time, runs the family cobbling shop in New York.
The men will not be round-shouldered either; we have some Victorian chairs that you can't slouch in.
Of playing Mrs Overall in Acorn Antiques, the sketches inspired by Crossroads, she says: "I liked the idea of her being really round-shouldered because I am.
Then we had the round-shouldered shambling appearance of the man who's so rich he doesn't notice when someone sticks PS685,000 a month on his credit cards.
She opened with a white round-shouldered blazer paired with loose, cropped black pants.
He swapped the house's traditional tweeds for space age fabrics shot with fiberglass and sometimes even paper, sending out little cocktail dresses and round-shouldered variations on the house's iconic skirt suits in watery whites that glowed with highlights of coral pink and sea green.
Andrea Miller's Naci is a round-shouldered, wrist-shaking lament for the homeless Jews expelled from Spain.
Round-shouldered and shambling, his huge hands describing the air like birds, McKellen flits from grumpy to gleeful in a blink of piercing blue eyes.
I was genetically predisposed to be thin, round-shouldered and short-sighted but, thanks to canoeing with my uncle, two years of military service, and--from 1977 to 1988--construction and forestry work during holidays, I was in such good form that some girls took me for an athlete.
She is also very worried about her posture at the moment and is doing a lot of stretching and realigning to try to look less round-shouldered," the source added.