- Wrestling. without restrictions; with virtually every type of hold permitted.
- Jazz. performed by all members of the group; played ensemble: An all-in refrain followed the solos.
- British. with extras included; inclusive: at the all-in rate.
Origin of all-in
First recorded in 1885–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for all-in
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Instead, the labor movement may lose its all-in bet in Wisconsin and prove itself, and Obama, even weaker than believed.Scott Walker Dominates, Labor Falters in Wisconsin Recall Primary
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