a person of great versatility or wide-ranging skills: The job needs an all-rounder who knows sales, accounting, and something about computers.

Origin of all-rounder

1855–60; all (a)round + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for all-rounder

Historical Examples of all-rounder

  • All-rounder, a shirt collar going all round the neck and meeting in front.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

British Dictionary definitions for all-rounder



a versatile person, esp in a sport
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