orotund - Dictionary definition and meaning for word orotund
ORE+TON....a person having tons of gold is either pompous or attractive...
Orotund sounds like ORE, precious metal from the earth, and TON, a lot. So an orotund person is pompous because he thinks that he is as good as a ton of precious ore.
In Telugu, we say Orlutundu(means vaguthundu --> talkative). so, orotund finally goes as pompous, bombastic
the auRa around is head is ROTUND (fat) - if you have a big head you are pompous