all-important

[awl-im-pawr-tnt]

adjective

extremely or vitally important; essential.

Nearby words

  1. all-embracing,
  2. all-encompassing,
  3. all-expense,
  4. all-fired,
  5. all-flying tail,
  6. all-in,
  7. all-in wrestling,
  8. all-in-one,
  9. all-inclusive,
  10. all-night

Origin of all-important

First recorded in 1830–40

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British Dictionary definitions for all-important

all-important

adjective

crucial; vital
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