all-round

[ awl-round ]
/ ˈɔlˈraʊnd /

adjective


Nearby words

  1. all-pass,
  2. all-points bulletin,
  3. all-powerful,
  4. all-purpose,
  5. all-right,
  6. all-rounder,
  7. all-singing all-dancing,
  8. all-sorts,
  9. all-star,
  10. all-state

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British Dictionary definitions for all-round

all-round

adjective

efficient in all respects, esp in sport; versatilean all-round player
comprehensive; many-sided; not narrowan all-round education
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Word Origin and History for all-round

all-round

adj.

1728, from all + round (adj.). All-rounder is from 1855 as a type of men's collar; 1875 as a person who is good at everything.

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